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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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Breaking: AJN Slashes Jobs

August 10, 2015 – 8:10 pm | 8 Comments
Breaking: AJN Slashes Jobs

By Bracha Rafael:
The Australian Jewish News laid off up to seven members of its staff today from a range of departments, including journalistic, advertising and production.
Galus Australis has been informed that the AJN advised one of …

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Charity Begins at Home

April 26, 2015 – 10:01 pm | Comments Off

By Ron Burdo:
Our sages teach us in Bava Metzia: “Poor of your town – your poor come first.” In Anglophone cultures, this principle is known as “charity begins at home.” Ron Burdo argues that given the changing circumstances …

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Breaking: Zeddy Lawrence threatens Rabbi Rabi with legal action

February 4, 2015 – 9:44 pm | 5 Comments

By Bracha Rafael:
Tensions have escalated between Rabbi Meir Rabbi of It’s Kosher and Zeddy Lawrence, national editor of the Australian Jewish News.
Rabbi Rabi has published a detailed response to claims made by Zeddy Lawrence regarding a dispute …

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Time to fess up

September 24, 2014 – 1:38 pm | 2 Comments

Dear Friends,
 
As we approach Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we reflect on the past, and what we would do differently had we the opportunity.
 
We so often make promises to G-d, that if he blesses us, …

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RCV’s new president oversees own contract at MBD

September 3, 2014 – 1:33 pm | 11 Comments

By Yaron Gottlieb:

In the last month the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) elected a new president – Rabbi Mordechai Gutnick, and was announced with the usual run of press releases and congratulatory articles in the …

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