Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce apologises for Litzman meeting

May 28, 2019 by  
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In response to the outrage regarding Sunday’s meeting between a senior Australian delegation and Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, both the Israel-based  Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce and Deputy Premier of West Australia has apologised for facilitating the event. Read more

Leifer protest planned

March 8, 2019 by  
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Child sexual abuse advocate Manny Waks is planning a public protest outside the Jerusalem court which will hear the next hearing in the battle to extradite Malka Leifer to Australia where she is facing 74 charges for child sexual abuse between 2003 and 2008 when Leifer fled to Israel. Read more

Zohar Rabbinical Organization issues call for immediate extradition of Malka Leifer

November 30, 2018 by  
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In a meeting with Dassi Ehrlich, Nicole Meyer and Elly Sapper, three sisters who have accused Malka Leifer of sexual abuse while the three were her students, Rabbi David Stav, Chairman and founder of Tzohar, expressed the organization’s full support for the sisters’ campaign to have Leifer extradited to Australia to stand trial for her alleged crimes. Read more

Leifer not expected to appear in closed court today

November 27, 2018 by  
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The ongoing saga in the legal stoush to extradite Malka Leifer from Israel to Melbourne where she faces 74 charges of child sexual abuse continues in a Jerusalem court without the accused and in a closed court. Read more

Dassi Erlich tells her story

June 27, 2018 by  
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JNFNSW, in collaboration of the Jewish House and The Australian Jewish News, raised awareness for victims of child sexual abuse and support for the Association of Rape Crisis Centres in Israel.  Read more

Malka Leifer: bail refused

June 14, 2018 by  
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The Jerusalem District Court rejected a request by defence attorneys to release Malka Leifer, the former principal of an ultra-Orthodox high school for girls in Melbourne, Australia on bail. Read more

Malka Leifer: another psychiatric test

May 17, 2018 by  
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Malka Leifer, wanted in Australia to face 74 charges of child sexual abuse, did not appear in court yesterday in Israel where Australian authorities seek her extradition. Read more

PM keeps his date with Dassi

September 29, 2017 by  
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Dassi Erlich met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Melbourne today to discuss her campaign t0 fight for the extradition of Malka Leifer to Australia to face 74 criminal charges for alleged sexual abuse of school children under her care while she was the headmistress of the Adass Israel School in Melbourne prior to her sudden departure for Israel in 2008. Read more

Another student starts proceedings

September 18, 2015 by  
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Melbourne’s The Age newspaper has reported that a second former student has commenced proceedings against the ultra-orthodox Adass Yisroel School following this week’s judgement awarding over $1 million to a former student who allegedly suffered sexual abuse. Read more

$1m awarded to sex abuse victim

September 16, 2015 by  
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A woman alleged to have been sexually abused by the principal of a Jewish day school in Melbourne has been awarded $1 million in damages. Read more

Danby supports arrest and extradition

May 8, 2015 by  
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Federal Labor MP Michael Danby has told Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper that an Israeli woman should face charges of child sex abuse whilst employed in Melbourne if allegations of her doing so were true. Read more