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Malka Leifer’s Melbourne trial moved up to August

The Melbourne trial of former Adass Israel principal Malka Leifer has been moved up to August.

Malka Leifer’s Melbourne trial moved up to August

Haredi MK tells party members he will resign from Knesset

MK Litzman, accused of breach of trust in Malka Leifer case, tells colleagues he will resign from Knesset after current session ends.

Haredi MK tells party members he will resign from Knesset

MK Yaakov Litzman to sign plea bargain

Litzman will resign his Knesset seat, receive a conditional prison sentence, and pay a 3,000-shekel fine.

MK Yaakov Litzman to sign plea bargain

Malka Leifer's lawyer may seek report on her fitness to stand trial

Leifer's defense lawyer said decision on whether to seek expert advice on her fitness to stand trial will come before next court hearing.

Malka Leifer's lawyer may seek report on fitness to stand trial

Melbourne court orders Malka Leifer to stand trial

Melbourne court orders Malka Leifer to stand trial for 70 counts of child sexual abuse.

Melbourne court orders Malka Leifer to stand trial

After 13 years: Malka Leifer trial begins in Australia

Former haredi school principal faces charges of rape and child molestation after evading authorities in Australia for 13 years.

After 13 years: Malka Leifer trial begins in Australia

Malka Leifer lands in Australia

Malka Leifer has been extradited to Australia, marking the end of proceedings that took more than a year since her deportation was ordered.

Malka Leifer lands in Australia

Malka Leifer extradited to Australia

After seven years evading justice, former educator accused of sexually abusing her students extradited back to Australia

Malka Leifer extradited to Australia

Justice Minister signs extradition order for Malka Leifer

Minister Avi Nissenkorn signs order to extradite woman accused of sexual crimes against minors to Australia.

Justice Minister signs extradition order for Malka Leifer

Supreme Court rules: Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia

After six years of legal wrangling, Leifer will be sent to Australia to stand trial for alleged sexual offenses.

Supreme Court rules: Malka Leifer to be extradited

'Lockdown isn't working' admits Justice Minister - 'We need harsher measures'

Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn says there's no choice but to impose harsher restrictions.

'This lockdown isn't working' admits Justice Minister

Leifer victims celebrate extradition ruling: 'We fought so long for this to happen'

2 of Malka Leifer's victims celebrate Jerusalem court's ruling paving way for extradition. 'It felt like a dream,' victims tell Arutz Sheva.

Leifer victims: 'We fought so long for this to happen'player

Rabbi David Stav: 'Efforts to keep Leifer in Israel were desecration of God's name'

Tzohar rabbinical organization hails ruling backing extradition of Malka Leifer. 'Keeping her here was a stain on Israel's reputation'

'Keeping Leifer in Israel was a desecration of God's name'

Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia, court rules

Jerusalem court paves way for extradition of Malka Leifer to Australia, where she is wanted for multiple counts of child sex abuse.

Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia, court rules

Supreme Court rules Malka Leifer mentally fit for extradition to Australia

Supreme Court rejects appeal of Malka Leifer, paving the way for her extradition to Australia.

Malka Leifer deemed mentally fit for extradition to Australia

Jerusalem court to rule on Malka Leifer in September

Jerusalem District Court hears new arguments from defense lawyers for Malka Leifer as Australia seeks her extradition.

Jerusalem court to rule on Malka Leifer in September

Rivlin on Leifer trial: 'No one will use Israel to evade justice'

President Rivlin touts Jerusalem court's decision that Australian-Israeli teacher Malka Leifer may stand trial, paving way for extradition.

'No one will use Israel to evade justice'

Malka Leifer victims speak out

Malka Leifer, former teacher facing 74 charges of sex abuse and rape in Australia, found fit to stand trial by Jerusalem District Court.

Malka Leifer victims speak outplayer

Malka Leifer found fit to stand trial, paving way for extradition

Jerusalem court finds Australian-Israeli teacher fit to stand trial for charges of sexual abuse, paving way for her extradition to Australia

Malka Leifer fit to stand trial, paving way for extradition

Jerusalem court allows presentation of claim that Malka Leifer is unfit to stand trial

Jeursalem court rejects Prosecutor's demand, allows submission of opinion that Malka Leifer is unfit to stand trial.

Court allows claim that Leifer is unfit to stand trial

The (hidden) crime of pedophilia

The (hidden) crime of pedophilia player

Malka Leifer declared fit to stand trial

Australian woman who fled to Israel after being accused of multiple counts of sexually abusing underage girls could now face extradition.

Malka Leifer declared fit to stand trial

Australian Jewish leaders urge Netanyahu to cancel Litzman appointment

Jewish leaders in Australia urge Netanyahu to reconsider appointing Yaakov Litzman as Health Minister, citing Malka Leifer case.

Australian Jewish leaders urge Bibi to nix Litzman appointment

Australian Jews furious over Litzman's appointment as Health Minister

Australian Jews fume after deputy minister accused of shielding sex offender from extradition is appointed Health Minister.

Australian Jews furious over Health Minister's appointment

Decision on Malka Leifer's ability to stand trial delayed

Jerusalem judge grants extension to determine sex offender suspect's ability to stand trial. Australian AG: 'Very significant frustration.'

Decision on Malka Leifer's ability to stand trial delayed

Malka Leifer won't cooperate with psychiatric panel

Attorneys for accused sex offender facing extradition refuse to allow client to cooperate with psychiatric evaluation panel, demand ruling.

Malka Leifer won't cooperate with psychiatric panel

Australian PM asks Israel to deport suspect in child abuse case

Scott Morrison calls on Israel to “transparently and quickly” extradite suspect wanted in Australia on 74 charges of child abuse.

Australian PM asks Israel to deport suspect in child abuse case

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer to remain under arrest

Supreme Court overturns district court's decision to release alleged sex offender to house arrest.

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer to remain under arrest

Court orders new examination for alleged Australian sex-offender

NGO protests J'lem court's decision to order new set of psychiatric examinations for Malka Leifer, who fled Australia amid sex abuse charges

Court orders new examination for alleged Australian sex-offender

Medical committee: Malka Leifer faked mental illness

Medical committee believes Malka Leifer faked mental illness, report says. Attorneys: Committee said it didn't have relevant documents.

Medical committee: Malka Leifer faked mental illness

Sex abuse suspect facing extradition denied house arrest

Malka Leifer, a former Australian educator accused of sexual abuse, is denied release to house arrest ahead of extradition hearings.

Sex abuse suspect facing extradition denied house arrest

Australian Jewish group rips Litzman over extradition debacle

Zionist Federation of Australia calls on Israeli gov't to fire deputy health minister for helping sex abuser avoid extradition.

Australian Jewish group rips Litzman over extradition debacle

Litzman suspected of shielding alleged abuser from extradition

Police question Deputy Health Minister, on suspicion he helped Malka Leifer, an alleged sex abuser, evade extradition to Australia.

Litzman suspected of shielding alleged abuser from extradition

Report: Ex-principal's associates planned anti-Shaked campaign

Associates of Australian ex-principal wanted for sexual abuse in her country reportedly planned campaign against Shaked.

Report: Ex-principal's associates planned anti-Shaked campaign

Australian Jewish educator who fled abuse charges denied bail

Malka Leifer, who fled Australia to Israel after being accused of sexual abuse, denied bail during extradition proceeding.

Australian Jewish educator who fled abuse charges denied bail

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer must remain in prison

Israel’s Supreme Court orders Australian sex abuse suspect held in prison during extradition proceedings.

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer must remain in prison

Melbourne Jewish school principal sued for abuse

Former principal of a Jewish day school in Melbourne is being sued for sexual abuse by one of her alleged victims.

Melbourne Jewish school principal sued on sex abuse charges