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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm |

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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Of Moguls, The Ku Klux Klan, & The Jewish Australian Dream: A Friday Thought

August 23, 2013 – 9:42 am | 12 Comments

From the editor:
In his book, Them, about (mostly anti-Semitic) extremists,  Jon Ronson writes about a very odd chapter in the history of American cinema.
The great Jewish movie mogul, Louis B Mayer’s early foray into movie …

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One Nation Goes International, Rappers Love Jewish Lawyers, Rush Limbaugh, Movie reviews, and More…

August 11, 2013 – 10:07 am | 5 Comments

From the editor and Fred Levit.
Shavua tov.
This week, along with our picks, we’re also very fortunate to have movie reviews by Fred Levit who offers us a critique of a classic Jewish themed movie as …

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Shavua Tov: Win a Double Pass and Your Sunday Diversions

July 27, 2013 – 10:22 pm | One Comment

From the editor:
Following its success as the Jewish International Film Festival’s (JIFF’s) 2012 festival Opening Night film, The World is Funny (העולם מצחיק) opens exclusively at the Classic Cinemas from August 1st.
Galus Australis has five double …

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Artist Profile: Of Kabbala and Shekhina – Shelley Krycer Talks About her Work

July 23, 2013 – 1:15 pm | One Comment

By Shelley Krycer:
On the process that has gone into creating recent work:
My work tends to start with an idea or a feeling and come from quite a wordless place, so turning the formless into form …

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Shavua Tov: Picks of the Week

July 14, 2013 – 2:35 pm | 2 Comments

From the editor:
Shavua Tov everyone. We present the pick of Jewish life from around the web.
Pick of Tablet: For fans of Arrested Development, read about how the Bluths are the archetypal Jewish family.
Pick of Jewcer: Help …

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Shavua Tov: Some Sunday Diversion

July 7, 2013 – 2:50 pm | 5 Comments

From the editor:
Farewell Morsi: At least you’ll be spared the agonies of political satire. Jon Stewart does more for Egyptian/Jewish relations than all previous diplomatic efforts combined.
Best of Seek and You Shall Find: Nadav Gold’s question on, …

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Eggs & Bacon Bay and The Promised Land: What the Devil?

June 3, 2013 – 8:16 pm | 3 Comments

It is on Argyle Street in the centre of the city, because way back in 1842, Judah Solomon, a local Jewish activist and philanthropist offered land that he owned on that street for the purposes of a Jewish place of worship following a meeting that decided one should be built.

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Launching Limmud-Oz 2013

May 13, 2013 – 2:15 pm | 3 Comments

Galus Australis is proud to continue its association with the Limmud movement in Australia. Limmud-Oz has now launched its full program for its upcoming major event in Sydney. Check it out!
Limmud-Oz is excited to launch …

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Yossi – Win a Double Pass

May 8, 2013 – 7:43 pm | 4 Comments

Following a hugely successful 23rd Jewish International Film Festival, JIFF All Year Round presents an exclusive season of one of the JIFF 2012 hits. Yossi (הסיפור של יוסי) opens exclusively on Thursday 16 May at Classic …

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Triumph of the Wit

April 18, 2013 – 7:22 pm | 35 Comments

By Joel Lazar
This coming May I’ve decided to trounce around in front of hundreds of people as a neo-Nazi maniac with six pigeons for friends. My parents are tremendously proud. I play Franz Liebkind in …

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