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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off

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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Family Time – Win a Double Pass

April 11, 2013 – 5:51 pm | One Comment

Following a hugely successful 23rd Jewish International Film Festival, JIFF All Year Round presents the first special event for the 2013 Calendar.
Israeli Director Nitzan Gilady returns to Melbourne to premiere Family Time, (2012). Gilady’s previous …

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When Art Imitates Life

January 17, 2013 – 12:05 pm | 6 Comments

Ittay Flescher looks at the Israeli TV series (on which the US hit series Homeland was based) commencing this Saturday night on SBS.

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Judaism and the Comedic Mind

November 29, 2012 – 6:42 pm | 8 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Jews have produced so many great comedians. I don’t dare rattle off a list for fear of missing someone out. The question is why?
The first half of this video might only appeal to …

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Win tickets to the Jewish International Film Festival

October 9, 2012 – 7:46 pm | 8 Comments

Galus Australis has five double passes to give away for the Jewish International Film Festival, which is showing in Melbourne and Sydney this November.
To enter, you’ll need to read the following presser so you …

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Compassion First – a Response to Robert Magid

August 4, 2012 – 10:05 pm | 246 Comments

By Rabbi Ralph Genende
Kon Karapanagiotidis may have an unpronounceable Greek surname, but he has an unforgettable presence and a vital message, which, in my mind, is very Jewish in its essence. Kon is the founder and …

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A Patriotic Refuge

July 3, 2012 – 9:29 pm | 30 Comments
Devil and the Deep Blue Sea film poster

By Alex Kats
Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to see the premiere of a documentary film called Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. It tells the story of a group of mostly …

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The Finkler Panel

May 8, 2012 – 10:04 pm | 10 Comments

Galus Australis is excited to be hosting a couple of panel discussion sessions at the upcoming Limmud Oz in Melbourne.
One of these sessions will be on The Finkler Question and Jewish Identity. The Finkler Question, authored …

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Time for Aleph Bet

March 29, 2012 – 9:46 pm | 2 Comments

In its 30th-anniversary year, the Jewish Museum of Australia’s Aleph Bet exhibition kicks off with a family-friendly open day and a late-night opening for night owls.
This April, the Jewish Museum of Australia will launch …

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Jewish Museum Honours its Patron Sir Zelman

December 13, 2011 – 6:00 pm | 2 Comments

As the Jewish Museum of Australia mourns the sad loss of Sir Zelman Cowen, one of the most distinguished individuals in Australia, it celebrates his achievements and honours his thirty years as Patron of the …

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Limmud Oz Fest Finds the Missing Generation

December 8, 2011 – 9:55 pm | 7 Comments
Punk Jews, directed by Jesse Mann, produced by Evan Kleinman.

By Anthony Frosh
After the most recent Limmud Oz that took place at Monash University Caulfield campus in Melbourne (2010), there was considerable discussion about the absence of young people. Indeed, an article in this publication, …

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