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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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Ma Nishtana HaLayla HaZeh

June 26, 2012 – 11:59 am | 120 Comments

By Yoram Symons
So why was this night different from all the others? One simple word. Violence.
Which in so many respects, isn’t anything new at all. The Jewish people have long suffered the assaults of violence. …

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The Tent City of Rothschild Boulevard and the Coming Pogrom – Part II

September 1, 2011 – 10:04 pm | 3 Comments

This is the conclusion to Yoram Symons‘ series, The Tent City of Rothschild Boulevard and the Coming Pogrom.  Part I can be found here.
The Other Side of Zionism
While the state-building and normalizing ethos of …

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The Tent City of Rothschild Boulevard and the Coming Pogrom – Part I

August 21, 2011 – 9:06 pm | 5 Comments

By Yoram Symons
Turn on the news.  It is becoming obvious that the world is literally falling apart. Governments are defaulting, stockmarkets are tumbling, London burns, Greece riots, the Arabic nations are descending into civil wars, …

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The Shule-School Alliance – Another Model for Free Jewish Education

August 15, 2011 – 6:41 pm | 12 Comments

By Yoram Symons
My cousin and a number of his friends had decided to embark on that peculiarly Melbourne-ish hobby of starting a shule. There was nothing too out of the ordinary about that. Jews in …

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ADC Accuses Websites of Anti-Semitism

July 8, 2009 – 9:34 pm | 19 Comments

By Yoram Symons
Recently an article appeared in the Jerusalem Post that detailed how the Bnei Brith’s Anti Defamation Commission had prepared a thorough report accusing two self proclaimed online news sources of being …

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Who is a Jew and the Tyranny of Halacha

July 6, 2009 – 3:15 pm | 30 Comments

By Yoram Symons
Most of us were raised to believe that you were a Jew because your mother was Jewish. That Jewish descent passes through the woman. And no doubt we have all heard the various …

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Michael Jackson and the Lubavitcher Rebbe

June 30, 2009 – 7:24 pm | 26 Comments

By Yoram Symons
Both Michael Jackson and the Lubavitcher Rebbe died on the 3rd of Tammuz.  This much is fact. The rest of this piece is entirely speculation.
The first I heard of Michael Jackson’s death was …

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A Democratic Model For Communal Governance

June 22, 2009 – 12:36 am | 34 Comments

By Yoram Symons
I am going to begin this post from the following assumption: The JCCV is not democratic nor is it representational.
Pages have already been filled on this blog debating this issue and it is …

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