All posts tagged Austen Tayshus

Gutman ‘respected and loved’

Communal leaders have paid tribute to Margaret Gutman, who served in several top roles in the Jewish community and died at the age of 87 last week.

Festival of Jewish humour

For comedian Justine Sless, creating the inaugural Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival which opens on October 10 has been a labour of love for the past 18 months.

Comedy with shtick, Austen Tayshus style

EVERYTHING about comedian Alexander “Sandy” Gutman (aka Austen Tayshus) is a dichotomy. In life, he is a tea-totalling, erudite intellectual, the father of two daughters – a far cry from