Entries by Jason Cannon

Jews and the Australian Dream, Part I: A White, Suburban City

“While the detached suburban home was seen as quintessentially Australian, the urban flat or apartment was European—French, German or more likely middle European, which like cosmopolitan was a derogatory term in this period and a euphemism for Jewish.”[1] During the post-war era, a radical change swept across the urban landscape of the city of Melbourne, […]