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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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For Your To-Do List

February 13, 2012 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off

By Yossi Goldfarb
Are the summer holidays too long or too short? My children will convincingly tell me just how short they are, while my wonderful wife, who does the lion’s share of child-minding while I …

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New President Hopes to Grow UJEB

February 2, 2012 – 8:51 pm | 7 Comments

Articles about Jewish education, particularly those concerning making Jewish education more affordable, always resonate with the majority of our readers. Hence we are publishing this press release we received today from The United Jewish Education …

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The Jewish Community Security Debate

January 31, 2012 – 9:42 pm | 40 Comments

Previously, Galus Australis (and The Sensible Jew) ran some articles concerning the Community Security Group (CSG). Some, but not all, of these articles were quite critical of the CSG and as a result heated debate …

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Australia Day Honours? Give them the Gong!

January 25, 2012 – 9:54 pm | 10 Comments

By Larry Stillman
As my wife knows, one of my most vivid and recurring dreams involves members of the Royal Family and Princess Anne’s ruby lips.
And purely by chance – or is it destiny? – because …

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Changing the World – and Getting Paid for it

January 19, 2012 – 4:52 pm | 5 Comments

By Keren Tuch
A new year, a new set of first round university offers, and hard decisions to make.  Which university course to do – law, commerce or medicine? Embarking on an alternative career is almost …

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A Tribute to My Father

January 9, 2012 – 4:59 pm | 20 Comments
A Tribute to My Father

Last month, while on our summer recess, Galus Australis was honoured to receive a letter from Rabbi Shimon Cowen, son of the late Sir Zelman Cowen.  Rabbi Cowen requested his letter to be published, as …

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Sir Zelman Cowen and the Guilt Generation

December 15, 2011 – 8:36 pm | 12 Comments
Dr Rabbi Shimon Cowen, son of Sir Zelman Cowen

By Vadim Chelom
Last week saw the passing of Sir Zelman Cowen, a man whose lifetime has encompassed more achievements than it seems a single lifetime could contain. A gifted lawyer, educator, statesman, a man who …

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Formal Hebrew at Glen Eira College in 2012? Counting Down to Decision Day

November 29, 2011 – 8:05 pm | 6 Comments

By Jonathan Schauder
I’m writing to share the great news that Glen Eira Secondary Collage (located at 76 Booran Rd, East Caulfield) has been very receptive to the proposal we presented in August 2011!
To remind everyone, …

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Occupy Caulfield

November 10, 2011 – 9:41 pm | 13 Comments

By Vadim Chelom
I have had enough! This injustice and abuse has to stop. I am going to do something about it – tonight I am putting on an extra layer of thermal underwear and unrolling …

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One Wide, but a Thousand Deep

November 6, 2011 – 9:07 am | 16 Comments

By Kovi Rose
When I decided to make aliyah, move from Australia to Israel, and join the army, I based my decision on several things. The immense feeling of belonging amongst the cultural history of my …

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