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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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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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The Roadmap is Complete: Jewish Education Outside The Jewish Day Schools

June 8, 2015 – 8:43 am | 4 Comments

By Jonathan (Jonny) Schauder:
The Roadmap
Want to give your kids great exposure to Jewish education but can’t afford the fees or not inspired by the bubble of the Jewish Day Schools (JDS)?
Well in 2015, the roadmap …

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Charity Begins at Home

April 26, 2015 – 10:01 pm |

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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Message from the editor: Martin Place

December 17, 2014 – 6:23 pm | 5 Comments

We at Galus Australis extend our deepest condolences to the families of Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson. We wish the surviving hostages a speedy recovery.
Monday’s events shook us as a nation and we will no …

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At home with Moishe

August 14, 2014 – 4:17 pm | One Comment

By Brett Nathan:
I sit here writing this by the fireplace in Moishe House Melbourne.
During this last month alone, we have held programs such as art sessions, an open mic night and a Jewish ecology discussion group. Each …

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Marlo Newton’s Update and Jonny Schauder on The Jewish Scene at Glen Eira College

May 13, 2014 – 3:27 pm | 5 Comments

Update from Marlo Newton:
Update on Jewish life at Glen Eira from UJEB.
There is certainly a buzz around Jewish life at Glen Eira College right now. UJEB applauds the enthusiasm and attitude of the senior management …

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A New Global Jewish Taskforce to Combat Child Sexual Abuse

May 8, 2014 – 5:10 pm | 2 Comments

By Vivien Resovsky: Recently I attended the first International Congress for Child Protection Organisations in Jewish Communities [the Congress] that was held at the Haruv Institute at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The Congress was …

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Beyond The Jewish Bubble: Finding Meaning in Jewish Education

April 27, 2014 – 10:29 am | 8 Comments

By Dr Melanie Landau
From “A nation that dwells apart” to “Seek the welfare of the city to which I have ‘exiled’ you”
We’re a post-Holocaust community…people shouldn’t want to be Jewish because they don’t want to …

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Breaking News: Emmanuel Althaus Accused Of Revealing Complainant Identity.

April 10, 2014 – 2:16 pm | 8 Comments
Breaking News: Emmanuel Althaus Accused Of Revealing Complainant Identity.

From the Editor:
We’re supposed to be on a break till after Pessach; however, some very important news has come to light.
From The Age:
“Police are investigating how a confidential complaint about sex abuse cover-ups at a …

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Beautiful Benk and Manny Waks Apologises to R’ Glick

April 2, 2014 – 8:43 am | 42 Comments

Editor: We have two very different stories today. Firstly, we have a short piece by Benk on his current exhibition and pictures of some of his beautiful work. After that, we publish Manny Waks’s apology …

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