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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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Melbourne Chabad turf war exposed

December 7, 2010 – 7:18 pm | 64 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Turf wars are nothing new.  They exist both in the secular sphere as well as in the religious sphere – and the Jewish world is sadly no exception. Certainly, they are not unique …

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As the UN votes to allow gays to be executed, silence prevails

November 28, 2010 – 7:31 pm | 86 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Currently in Australia we are witnessing a much-publicised debate concerning the establishment of gay civil marriage.  I use the term ‘debate’ liberally since I am yet to hear any good arguments against it.  …

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Hello, is this the Sukkah hotline?

September 21, 2010 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
For my wife and I, like many Australian Jews, the first Sunday after Yom Kippur is Sukkah building day.
Sukkah building used to require some knowledge of carpentry and ideally, some reliable contacts within …

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Liberals and Greens in Cahoots? What the F@^k?

August 18, 2010 – 12:54 pm | 33 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
When I saw the full page advert in the Australian Jewish News (August 13 2010) that shouts “Why are Tony Abbott and the Liberals backing the Greens Party?” I thought, Wow, Todd Sampson …

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COSV President Scolds the RCV

July 22, 2010 – 9:35 pm | 247 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
In a letter to Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) President Rabbi Yaakov Glasman, Council of Orthodox Synagogues of Victoria (COSV) President Paul Korbl has called on the Rabbis of the RCV to issue …

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Julia Gillard – A Jewish Plot

June 29, 2010 – 10:03 pm | 39 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
The great thing about Facebook is that you learn that you are only two degrees of separation from people for whom The Protocols of the Elders of Zion are not a fabrication, but …

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Undermining Israeli democracy from afar

May 27, 2010 – 6:36 pm | 17 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Recently, we have seen the launch of two important leftist Jewish political initiatives.  In the USA there is J Street, and now in Europe there is J Call.  Already I have heard calls …

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Stern Hu, sterner China, but meekness from Australia

March 24, 2010 – 12:36 am | 2 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
The Stern Hu situation provides a lot of food for thought, both in the media coverage and also the reaction of the Australian Government, or lack thereof.
The Rio Tinto executive has apparently admitted to …

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The Atheist Delusion

March 17, 2010 – 11:20 pm | 261 Comments

 
By Anthony Frosh
With the Global Atheist Convention currently taking place in Melbourne, I, like many people, have observed how it is rather unusual to have a conference defined by what you are not.  I don’t …

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Mossad Passport Appeal 2010 – Give Generously

March 8, 2010 – 11:23 pm | 19 Comments