Malka Leifer ordered to stand trial

September 23, 2021 by  
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Former ultra-orthodox school principal Malka Leifer has been ordered to stand trial on 70 child sexual abuse charges. Read more

Support for victims as Malka Leifer’s court proceedings start on Monday.

September 10, 2021 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria, Tzedek and VoiCSA are express their support for Nicole Meyer, Dassi Erlich and Elly Sapper, and all of the alleged victims/survivors of Malka Leifer ahead of the committal hearing starting on Monday. Read more

Will Tuesday be Decision Day?

May 22, 2020 by  
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In the Jerusalem District Court on Tuesday, Judge Chana Lomp is scheduled to hand down her ruling on Malka Leifer’s mental fitness to face the hearing seeking her extradition from Israel to Australia to face 74 charges of alleged child sexual abuse. Read more

Leifer hearings go in reverse

February 19, 2020 by  
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In the Jerusalem District Court Judge Chana Lomp has accepted the request by Malka Leifer’s legal team to allow them to bring two of the psychiatrists that they previously brought in testify on Leifer’s behalf in order to hear their views on the most recent psychiatric panel’s decision. 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

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