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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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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 |

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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What the Youth Crave

May 7, 2013 – 10:44 am | 8 Comments

By Ben Scholl
Every few months our community is overcome by fear at the utterance of terms such as ‘assimilation’ and ‘continuity’.  A recurring theme of crisis is established as we realize that school fees are …

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How to Deal With Your Boss as Shabbat Times get Early

May 1, 2013 – 7:48 pm | 20 Comments

We’re at the time of year in the southern part of the globe where shabbat is coming in very early. For some, that can make it tough getting away from the office on time on …

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More Mondoweiss Madness

April 28, 2013 – 8:43 pm |
More Mondoweiss Madness

This is the second part of a two-part series on Mondoweiss by David Schulberg.  To read Part I, click here.
Margaret Cassar, an organiser of the BDS protest movement in Adelaide, in a Mondoweiss article decried the …

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