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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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The Glen Eira College Model Blossoms in 2013

March 19, 2013 – 4:47 pm | 43 Comments

Jonathan Schauder is reinforcing and living the mission to grow the Free Jewish Education Movement.
The United Jewish Education Board (UJEB) estimates that more than 1200 Jewish students are currently enrolled in the State Primary Schools …

Complementing Reality

January 22, 2013 – 11:28 am | 19 Comments

By Yossi Goldfarb
You know them, but you don’t know who they are. Their names are Reuben and Riley, Maddison and Miriam – you’ve seen them around for sure. It could have been at your child’s …

A Call to Have Children – What is the Jewish Education System doing to us?

November 30, 2012 – 3:38 pm | 83 Comments

By Jonny Schauder
The Glen Eira College initiative (see previous articles on Galus Australis) has of course prompted many conversations about the role and value of faith based private Jewish educational schools.  And more specifically, the …

Kicking Goals for Free Jewish Education

October 16, 2012 – 7:29 pm | 64 Comments

The Free Jewish Education Movement Prepares for Year Two – Continuing to Meet Jewish Community Needs at Glen Eira College, our Local Community’s School.
By Jonny Schauder
It is an exciting time. This week the leadership of …

A Helping Hand with School Fees

September 6, 2012 – 5:16 pm | One Comment

Having published several articles related to the affordability of Jewish schools as well as the Free Jewish Education Movement, we know that there are many readers interested in options concerning ever-increasing school fees.  While many …

Unpacking Jewish Education – A Framework to Help Parents

July 31, 2012 – 9:07 pm | 20 Comments

By Jonny Schauder
Jewish Education has always been a hot and complex topic. Galus Australis has published a wide range of articles on this topic in recent times.
Although I have never really thought of myself as …

Schooling Haves and Have-Nots

June 15, 2012 – 9:00 am | 42 Comments

By Leonie Ben-Simon
Out. How does one feel to be left out?  Not invited.  Not wanted.  Disenfranchised.
In Galus Australis that is precisely what we have managed to achieve.  We now have nothing but the best schooling …

First Milestone Achieved for the Free Jewish Education Movement

May 20, 2012 – 8:35 pm | 52 Comments

By Jonny Schauder
The Background and Vision
Back in August last year, I published my first article on Galus Australis about working with Glen Eira College. The article was part of a strategy to improve the services …

When it Comes to Intermarriage, ‘Experts’ Confuse Cause and Effect

April 20, 2012 – 8:42 am | 107 Comments

In an article first published in the New Jersey Jewish News, Paul Golin argues that fear of intermarriage is not a logical reason to fund Jewish day schools. It is equally relevant to the Australian …

Religion in Schools is about Fairness, says UJEB

March 2, 2012 – 3:26 pm | Comments Off

With the current controversy concerning religion in state schools, UJEB has released the following press release that will likely be of interest to many of our readers:
The United Jewish Education Board (UJEB) today expressed support …