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Galus Australis Archivus

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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Important Information Regarding Abuse Allegations

October 11, 2013 – 11:29 am | 284 Comments
Important Information Regarding Abuse Allegations

By Anonymous:
Editor’s note: This piece has been written by a respected member of the community who wishes to remain anonymous due to the acrimonious nature of the debate.
As a concerned Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah parent I called Moorabbin Police …

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Fresh Allegations…

October 10, 2013 – 10:16 am | 14 Comments
Fresh Allegations…

From the editor:
From today’s AJN via Tzedek:
Adam Kamien
YESHIVAH College in Melbourne has been dragged further into the mire of child sex abuse scandal, with an alleged victim, who claims he was repeatedly raped by a longstanding …

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Yeshivah Responds: We Ensure the Safety and Wellbeing of All Children in Our Care

October 8, 2013 – 11:17 am | 53 Comments
Yeshivah Responds: We Ensure the Safety and Wellbeing of All Children in Our Care

From the editor:
We asked Yeshivah to respond to Tedek’s allegation yesterday that an alleged perpetrator of child sexual abuse is currently teaching there.
Yeshivah’s response is below:
“As part of Police protocols, the police will notify an …

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Tzedek: Alleged Perpetrator Currently Teaching at Yeshiva Melbourne – Plus Headlines

October 7, 2013 – 11:41 am | 35 Comments

From the editor:
Please be advised, any mention of – or allusion to – the identity of the alleged perpetrator will result in an immediate ban. Yeshivah has been offered a right of reply.
Tzedek has just …

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Artist Profile: Jude Perl

September 29, 2013 – 11:55 am | 2 Comments

From the editor:
What they’re saying about Melbourne musician Jude Perl:
.“When it comes to crafting the catchiest of pop tunes, this Melbourne musician hits the nail on the head…. Apart from having an amazingly strong voice, Perl oozes …

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Chag Sameach

September 25, 2013 – 10:27 am | Comments Off

From the editor:
We wish everyone a chag sameach and will be back on Sunday, September 29.

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Searching for Wisdom at Limmud Fest

September 24, 2013 – 10:45 am | Comments Off

By Ittay Flescher:

On the back of my business card, I have a quote from a 2nd Century Tanna named Ben Zoma. It’s a series of questions from Pikrei Avot 4:1 about the meaning of life. One …

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Ash Rosshandler: A New Path to Fundraising

September 23, 2013 – 11:34 am | Comments Off

By Janita Friend:
Editor’s note: Ash Rosshandler’s approach to fundraising is a fascinating example of community members’ finding new pathways into the world of social entrepreneurship. Like the Eden Project, Gens X and Y are looking …

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Call Me Any Time: CSG and Private Pressure

September 18, 2013 – 10:44 am | 7 Comments

By Alex Fein:
Well, they didn’t call my parents….
But they did call someone whom I (and many others) very much respect.
This person – who was connected to one of the incidents reported in yesterday’s article about …

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Armed and Sometimes Wrong

September 17, 2013 – 11:21 am | 3 Comments

By Alex Fein:
He was wearing a large knitted kippah and visible tzitzit.
It was Shabbat eve and he was blithely swinging a plastic bag containing challas as he walked down Balaclava Road. As he was passing …

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