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Malka Leifer extradited to Australia

Malka Leifer extradited to Australia

After seven years evading justice, former educator accused of sexually abusing her students extradited back to AustraliaDavid Rosenberg, 25/01/2021 08:51
Justice Minister signs extradition order for Malka Leifer

Justice Minister signs extradition order for Malka Leifer

Minister Avi Nissenkorn signs order to extradite woman accused of sexual crimes against minors to Australia.AFP, 16/12/2020 20:01
Supreme Court rules: Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 12:07
'Lockdown isn't working' admits Justice Minister - 'We need harsher measures'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 11:30
Leifer victims celebrate extradition ruling: 'We fought so long for this to happen'

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.Yoni Kempinski, 22/09/2020 10:52
Rabbi David Stav: 'Efforts to keep Leifer in Israel were desecration of God's name'

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'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2020 12:19
Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia, court rules

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.David Rosenberg, 21/09/2020 10:16
Supreme Court rules Malka Leifer mentally fit for extradition to Australia

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 02/09/2020 21:44
Jerusalem court to rule on Malka Leifer in September

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.AFP, 20/07/2020 17:46
Rivlin on Leifer trial: 'No one will use Israel to evade justice'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2020 12:58
Malka Leifer victims speak out

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.i24NEWS, 26/05/2020 21:52
Malka Leifer found fit to stand trial, paving way for extradition

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 AustraliaArutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 26/05/2020 15:13
Jerusalem court allows presentation of claim that Malka Leifer is unfit to stand trial

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2020 17:25
The (hidden) crime of pedophilia

The (hidden) crime of pedophilia

The crime of pedophilia in the Orthodox community does exist and even one instance is a blight; a mark of Cain; a wall of shame, if coupled with deafening silence. Adina Kutnicki, 27/01/2020 12:14
Malka Leifer declared fit to stand trial

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 17:21
Australian Jewish leaders urge Netanyahu to cancel Litzman appointment

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.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 01/01/2020 22:52
Australian Jews furious over Litzman's appointment as Health Minister

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 15:08
Decision on Malka Leifer's ability to stand trial delayed

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019 11:46
Malka Leifer won't cooperate with psychiatric panel

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 11:48
Australian PM asks Israel to deport suspect in child abuse case

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/10/2019 15:52
Supreme Court: Malka Leifer to remain under arrest

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer to remain under arrest

Supreme Court overturns district court's decision to release alleged sex offender to house arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019 08:13
Court orders new examination for alleged Australian sex-offender

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 chargesArutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 13:23
Medical committee: Malka Leifer faked mental illness

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.Chana Roberts, 05/07/2019 17:52
Sex abuse suspect facing extradition denied house arrest

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 19/02/2019 07:56
Australian Jewish group rips Litzman over extradition debacle

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/02/2019 08:02
Litzman suspected of shielding alleged abuser from extradition

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2019 20:56
Report: Ex-principal's associates planned anti-Shaked campaign

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2018 05:33
Australian Jewish educator who fled abuse charges denied bail

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.JTA, 01/07/2018 22:53
Supreme Court: Malka Leifer must remain in prison

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer must remain in prison

Israel’s Supreme Court orders Australian sex abuse suspect held in prison during extradition proceedings.JTA, 21/03/2018 10:33
Melbourne Jewish school principal sued for abuse

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.JTA, 06/04/2016 12:17