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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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General Feedback

August 17, 2009 – 5:03 pm | 100 Comments

Hi there,
At Galus Australis, we try to be open and accessible to our readers.  Thus this is a section for readers to provide general and honest feedback on Galus as on online publication.
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The facts of (media) life

August 17, 2009 – 12:37 pm | 5 Comments

Gary Mallin, sub-editor at The Age, outlines the newspaper’s editorial process.
The criteria for what makes a story for the newspaper is subjective: what one person believes to be a good story, another might consign to …

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Clothes Maketh the Jew

August 11, 2009 – 1:45 pm | 13 Comments

By David Werdiger
In organizational culture, stories have a very strong influence in building or maintaining the culture, particularly as they use informal settings to convey a message. This is particularly so for religions, where …

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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

A Jew goes to Burma

August 3, 2009 – 9:00 pm | 17 Comments

by Sibella Stern

Burmese demographics are mind boggling; in a land heavily devoted to Buddhism, you will nevertheless be woken every morning by the Muslim call to prayer. Your 16 hour bus ride (which you …

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Conversion Disorder

August 2, 2009 – 4:30 pm | 47 Comments

By Rachel Sacks-Davis
The mikvah itself was a non-event, so much so that she wondered whether she had done something wrong. By that stage she already felt Jewish; the internal transformation had taken place sometime earlier.
Francis* …

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