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Hello, Australia

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Sixteen-year-old Gavriel Klein lives in Melbourne, Australia. He tells Jr. about his life…

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Jr.: Hi, Gavriel! Could you please tell us a bit about where you live?

Gavriel: It’s funny — everyone outside Australia thinks we live in the middle of the bush [Australian word for undeveloped countryside — ed.] with kangaroos hopping around us. But Melbourne is actually a really big city of millions, much bigger than Canberra, the capital city. And there are plenty of Jews, too. In our neighborhood, East St. Kilda, there are 2,000 to 3,000 Jewish families.



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