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Galus Australis Archivus

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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An Open Letter to the Jewish Community of Australia

June 26, 2009 – 3:51 pm | 49 Comments

This is a guest post from Jono David of Osaka.
I am a freelance documentarian of Jewish communities worldwide ( My mission is to contribute to the preservation of Jewish communities by documenting them photographically. …

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My Cousin Sammy (OR: The single-issue voter: a portrait)

June 23, 2009 – 10:09 am | 15 Comments

By The Hasid
Picture it: Melbourne, 2007!
It’s a Friday night in November. You’re partaking of the Shabbos meal with your nearest and dearest, somewhere in the Jewish Commonwealth of Glen Eira. The conversation turns, inevitably, to …

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BRW Rich List – nothing to kvell over.

June 21, 2009 – 10:37 am | 23 Comments

By Anthony Frosh and Rachel Sacks-Davis
One thing that gets our goat is when people in the Jewish community kvell over the over-representation of Jews in the BRW rich list.   Google BRW and AJN, and you …

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Yavneh: Is it time to go?

June 19, 2009 – 11:27 am | 30 Comments

By Malki Rose
With the Jewish education crisis looming larger than ever, (although some might say it loomed just as large 20 years ago and that this is nothing new), many individuals have been heard to …

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Ode to the Moshiach Dancers

June 18, 2009 – 10:44 pm | 21 Comments

By Anthony Frosh and Rachel Sacks-Davis
Living in the heart of St Kilda East, a mere ball throw from any Lubavitcher yeshiva in Melbourne, there are few things that give us as much joy as the …

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