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In this episode, Sunday Age editor David King is joined by The Age's investigations editor Michael Bachelard to discuss the likelihood of Malka Leifer's..
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published on September 23, 2020

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Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews calls ruling a victory for victims of child sexual abuse. Leifer, a former headmistress of a Jewish school, is charged in..
Credit: Haaretz - Published on September 22, 2020

There still are three roadblocks that can slow Leifer's extradition if she exploits every defense procedural as expected.
on September 21, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Leifer is expected to appeal to the Supreme Court. If that fails, she will finally be on her way to Australia.
on September 21, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Monday’s court decision that the Haredi educator is fit to stand trial on 74 counts of rape and sexual assault means that, pending appeals, she must return to..
Credit: Haaretz - Published on September 21, 2020

An Israeli court on Monday approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, potentially paving the way for her to..
Credit: SBS - Published on September 21, 2020

Malka Leifer should be extradited to Australia to face 74 child sex abuse charges, a Jerusalem court has ruled. The former Melbourne school principal's alleged..
Credit: SBS - Published on September 21, 2020

Former Melbourne school principal Malka Leifer should be extradited to Australia to face 74 child sex abuse charges, a Jerusalem court has ruled.
Credit: SBS - Published on September 21, 2020

Former Melbourne school principal Malka Leifer should be extradited to Australia to face 74 child sex abuse charges, a Jerusalem court has ruled.
Credit: SBS - Published on September 21, 2020

Malka Leifer, wanted in Australia on 74 charges of sexual abuse and rape of minors, has evaded extradition for over six years.
on September 21, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Former headmistress of Jewish school has claimed to be mentally unfit for trial since being found in 2014 in case that strained relations between Jerusalem and..
Credit: Haaretz - Published on September 21, 2020

(MENAFN - The Conversation) Israel's Supreme Court ruled on September 2 that Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial on charges she faces in Victoria. L...
Credit: MENAFN.com - Published on September 3, 2020

The Israeli Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by accused pedophile Malka Leifer against a ruling that she is fit to face an extradition trial.
Credit: SBS - Published on September 2, 2020

Leifer fled from Australia to Israel in 2008 after allegations of sexual abuse surfaced against her, and has evaded extradition since 2014 by claiming to be..
on September 2, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Judges reject Leifer's appeal and rule she is fit to stand trial on 74 counts of rape and sexual assault of her students in Australia
Credit: Haaretz - Published on September 2, 2020

Three accusers of alleged child sex offender Malka Leifer have been granted permission by a Melbourne court to speak publicly about their allegations.
Credit: SBS - Published on September 2, 2020

A three-judge panel of Israel's Supreme Court granted a closed hearing at the request of the former Melbourne Orthodox school principal's defence team.
Credit: The Age - Published on July 29, 2020

Leifer fled to Israel in 2008 after being indicted for 74 counts of rape and sexual assault of her students in Australia
Credit: Haaretz - Published on July 20, 2020

Following the Supreme Court's decision, Leifer's trial will continue as usual.
on July 12, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Accused child abuser Malka Leifer has appealed an Israeli court ruling that she is mentally fit to face an extradition trial, which is likely to further delay..
Credit: SBS - Published on July 8, 2020

Leifer fled to Israel in 2008 after being indicted in Australia on 74 counts of rape and sexual assault ■ Leifer's attorneys say court's ruling isn't..
Credit: Haaretz - Published on July 8, 2020

Accused child abuser Malka Leifer has appealed an Israeli court ruling that she's mentally fit, which is likely to further delay her extradition to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on July 8, 2020

Accused child abuser Malka Leifer has appealed an Israeli court ruling that she's mentally fit, which is likely to further delay her extradition to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on July 8, 2020

Accused child abuser Malka Leifer has appealed an Israeli court ruling that she's mentally fit, which is likely to further delay her extradition to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on July 8, 2020

The former teacher, who is wanted in Melbourne on 47 counts of sexual assault, is challenging a decision that she is mentally fit to stand trial.
Credit: The Age - Published on July 8, 2020

Leifer's attorneys stressed that she is in fact mentally unfit to stand trial, pointing to past and new statements by medical professionals.
on July 8, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Australia's Jewish community, whose Zionist convictions were shaken by Malka Leifer's decade on the run, welcome Israeli court ruling with cautious relief
Credit: Haaretz - Published on May 27, 2020

Israeli court ruled Tuesday that Malka Leifer, accused of 74 counts of rape and sexual assault in Australia, is fit to stand trial and renewed extradition..
Credit: Haaretz - Published on May 27, 2020

Malka Leifer has been deemed mentally fit to be extradited to Australia, but it could be many more months before she is sent back to face trial in Victoria.
Credit: SBS - Published on May 27, 2020

(MENAFN - The Conversation) The Jerusalem District Court has ruled that Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial on charges of child sexual abuse. This i...
Credit: MENAFN.com - Published on May 27, 2020

An Israeli judge says the suspect accused of 74 sex charges is fit to face extradition to Australia.
Credit: BBC News - Published on May 27, 2020

The ruling on Tuesday in the Jerusalem district court capped a years-long legal battle in the case of Malka Leifer, a former Melbourne educator who is accused of..
Credit: The Age - Published on May 26, 2020

Malka Leifer's former students Dassi Erlich and Nicole Meyer say they're relieved after an Israeli court ruled their alleged abuser is mentally fit to face an..
Credit: SBS - Published on May 26, 2020

Former Melbourne student Dassi Erlich says she is relieved after an Israeli court ruled her alleged abuser Malka Leifer is fit to face an extradition trial.
Credit: SBS - Published on May 26, 2020

For six years, Australia has tried to extradite Malka Leifer to face charges of sexually assaulting her students but she claimed to be mentally ill.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published on May 26, 2020

Israel can no longer be a safe-haven by those seeking to use the Right of Return as a shield against criminal proceedings.
on May 26, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Malka Leifer has been declared mentally fit to be extradited from Israel to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on May 26, 2020

Malka Leifer has been declared mentally fit to be extradited from Israel back to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on May 26, 2020

Should Jerusalem District Court rule Leifer is fit for trial after six years of legal battles, defense lawyers are likely to appeal to Supreme Court.
on May 26, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Labor MP Josh Burns has written to Israel President Reuven Rivlin calling for the court proceedings to be completed "as expeditiously as possible".
Credit: The Age - Published on March 11, 2020

The closed court hearing is one in 65 of the nearly decade long saga to bring Leifer back to Australia to face 74 charges of rape and child abuse.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published on February 27, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has won an assurance from Israel's president that he'll pursue a former Melbourne school principal's extradition to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on February 26, 2020

Malka Leifer’s alleged victims in weekly therapy for ongoing trauma over extradition proceedings.
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on February 26, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has won an assurance from Israel's president that he'll pursue a former Melbourne school principal's extradition to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on February 26, 2020

Israel's president has told MPs he will take up the extradition case of Malka Leifer with his country's chief justice if no progress is made this week.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published on February 26, 2020

Reuven Rivlin told MPs he will step in if no progress is made this week in the case of the former school principal who faces charges on 74 counts of sexual..
Credit: Brisbane Times - Published on February 26, 2020

Members of the haredi community helped Leifer flee Australia in 2008, and have since helped her fight extradition on the grounds that she was mentally..
on February 23, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
Hearings on psychological evaluation expected to take place in February or March, further delaying a possible decision on handing over Malka Leifer to Australia..
Credit: Haaretz - Published on February 18, 2020

In January, a panel of three state psychiatrists appointed by the court found that Leifer was feigning mental illness and was fit for trial.
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on February 18, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
‘Enough is enough. This case has gone on for far too long,’ says Australian MP and former Australian ambassador to Israel during debate on motion to..
on February 10, 2020 • Jerusalem Post
A pair of Liberal and Labor backbenchers will move a motion calling for Israel to immediately extradite alleged paedophile Malka Leifer to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published on February 10, 2020

Federal MPs from both major parties have united to call on the Israel government to immediately extradite alleged child abuser Malka Leifer to Australia.
Credit: The Age - Published on February 9, 2020

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