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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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The Next Phase: Going Social

November 11, 2015 – 1:36 pm | One Comment

From editors, past and present – Frosh, Rachel, and Alex:
We’re going social!
This past Shabbes, Galus founding editors, Rachel Sacks Davis and Ant Frosh got together with current editor, Alex Fein, for a brainstorming session on …

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CSG Needs Accountability Too

June 16, 2015 – 1:31 pm | 22 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
The Community Security Group (CSG) performs an important function for the Jewish community. In the current state of global affairs, the role of the CSG has become more vital than ever. The vast …

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We are a People, not a Faith

April 29, 2015 – 12:03 pm | 9 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
It’s time that we as Jews change the language around Jewish identity. We need to stop letting ourselves be classified as a religious, or even worse, a faith group.  It is fairly self …

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Our Own Leadership Change

June 28, 2013 – 7:36 am | 8 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
As our country undergoes something of a leadership crisis, we’re pleased to report that Galus Australis is having a much more orderly and amicable leadership change.
Now, we’ve made a point of not reporting …

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Howard Sattler Suspended – But why was this Holocaust Denier on air in the First Place?

June 14, 2013 – 9:51 am | 54 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Howard Sattler’s questions to Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday, concerning the sexuality of her partner, were plainly reprehensible. And it does not matter what one’s feelings or inclinations are toward the Gillard Prime …

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Jewish Elders and Korean Pop – Why Does it Work so Well?

May 31, 2013 – 9:37 am | Comments Off

By Anthony Frosh
You might have already seen this video. After all, it has already been shared on social media a fair bit, and received a very positive reception.
On the surface, it might not sound that …

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Why a Yom Kippur Election is Great for the Jews

January 30, 2013 – 7:22 pm | 76 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Today is a great day for the Jews of Australia. The Prime Minister, our head of government, mentioned us in a major speech. In our grandparents’ time, when a chief or senior administrator …

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Why are Xmas Stamps Different to All Other Stamps – Ma Nishtana?

December 20, 2012 – 11:36 am | 14 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
In recent years, I’ve heard several Australian Jews who consider themselves very progressive question whether Israel should have a Magen David on its flag, and especially question the words in Hatikvah, the Israeli …

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Michael Leunig Hangs Himself

December 11, 2012 – 8:16 pm | 49 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
“Give someone enough rope, and …” so the idiom goes.
In fact, back in 2006, Leunig actually appeared on the Andrew Denton program, Enough Rope. And although on that program he came across as …

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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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