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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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Ahmadinejad pipped at the post by Pilger for peace prize

August 23, 2009 – 8:49 pm | 3 Comments

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner!

August 20, 2009 – 10:16 pm | 13 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
When we created Galus Australis, we were determined not to become a trashy tabloid.  However, very occasionally we might suffer a lapse in our journalistic integrity.  This is one of those occasions.
As some …

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Nine things to do in Jerusalem

August 18, 2009 – 10:04 pm | Comments Off

By Jewin’ the fat
Jerusalem: It evokes picturesque sunsets and co-existence paradise, but sometimes, the reality is a touch different than what the tourguide said it would be. Too often, I meet people who are fresh …

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Ask Bayla #2: My son, the lawyer

August 18, 2009 – 8:19 pm | 2 Comments
Ask Bayla #2: My son, the lawyer

Dear Tante Bayla,
We have been blessed with three intelligent, sensitive, creative, independent-minded children. But the fourth, our youngest, is turning into a conservative little son-of-a-neo-con. We don’t know where we went wrong. Normal teenagers have …

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Melbourne & Sydney Jews singled out by Ahmadinejad for criticism in this bizarre video

August 6, 2009 – 7:02 pm | 6 Comments

Ask Izzy #2: Kiddush Conundrum

July 30, 2009 – 6:30 pm | 6 Comments
Ask Izzy #2: Kiddush Conundrum

Dear Izzy,
I seek your advice. I frequently go to Shule on Shabbos but have difficulty getting food at the Kiddush that follows the service. No matter how hard I try, I always seem to end …

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Ask Bayla #1: Pesach power struggle

July 21, 2009 – 1:03 pm | One Comment

Traditionally in Jewish culture, knowledge and wisdom are passed down from the elders to the younger generation.  Together with a historically higher than average literacy rate, this has been one of the keys to Jewish …

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Ask Izzy #1: Vegetarian dilemma

July 14, 2009 – 10:56 pm | 10 Comments

Traditionally in Jewish culture, knowledge and wisdom are passed down from the elders to the younger generation.  Together with a historically higher than average literacy rate, this has been one of the keys to Jewish …

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