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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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Jewish Elders and Korean Pop – Why Does it Work so Well?

May 31, 2013 – 9:37 am | Comments Off

By Anthony Frosh
You might have already seen this video. After all, it has already been shared on social media a fair bit, and received a very positive reception.
On the surface, it might not sound that …

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I am Taking Off my Kippah

May 29, 2013 – 5:10 pm | 3 Comments

By Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo 
I’m Taking Off My Kippah
Don’t be shocked. But I need to be honest. I am contemplating taking off my kippah. No, do not worry. I have no intention of becoming irreligious, or …

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Parenting with Strategy

May 27, 2013 – 7:05 pm | Comments Off

By Diane Levy
If only they’d do as they are told… I’d be a much nicer parent!
Although, I’ve been counselling and coaching parents for the last thirty years, this week has been a challenge-in-the-field.  I, together …

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Shurat HaDin Claims World Vision Whitewash

May 23, 2013 – 6:42 pm | 7 Comments

Here is the reply from Shurat HaDin’s Attorney, Akiva (Andrew) Hamilton, to the recent article we published by Tim McCormack, representing World Vision Australia , rejecting allegations it provided financial aid to terrorists.
World Vision’s latest attempts to whitewash …

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Lessons in Preventing Child Sex Abuse

May 22, 2013 – 8:45 pm | Comments Off

By Margaret Bozik
An astounding 93 per cent of child sex offenders have more than one victim, while 23 per cent abuse 10 or more children, psychologist Sandra Ifrah told parents attending workshops on ‘Parenting Safe …

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World Vision Australia Rejects Allegations it Provided Financial Aid to Terrorists

May 20, 2013 – 5:36 pm | 8 Comments

By Tim McCormack
The Israeli NGO Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Centre) first wrote to World Vision Australia (WVA) in February 2012 claiming that our AusAID-funded agricultural development project with the Palestinian organisation – the Union of …

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Mind Control and Rabbinical Tyranny

May 17, 2013 – 12:33 pm | 3 Comments

By Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo<
Judaism is experiencing a great renaissance these days, something we can rejoice over. Today we are blessed with a great number of highly unusual Israeli “secular” programs where completely non-religious young …

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South African Jews: In trouble or thriving?

May 14, 2013 – 12:25 pm | 2 Comments

This article, by Limmud presenter Daniel Barnett , is the first in our 2013 Limmud-Oz preview series.
The South African Jewish community is renowned for being one of the world’s most close-knit. From a communal infrastructure point …

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Launching Limmud-Oz 2013

May 13, 2013 – 2:15 pm | 3 Comments

Galus Australis is proud to continue its association with the Limmud movement in Australia. Limmud-Oz has now launched its full program for its upcoming major event in Sydney. Check it out!
Limmud-Oz is excited to launch …

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Yossi – Win a Double Pass

May 8, 2013 – 7:43 pm | 4 Comments

Following a hugely successful 23rd Jewish International Film Festival, JIFF All Year Round presents an exclusive season of one of the JIFF 2012 hits. Yossi (הסיפור של יוסי) opens exclusively on Thursday 16 May at Classic …

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