All posts tagged Dassi Erlich

Medical committee rules Leifer faked medical condition to avoid extradition

A medical committee has ruled that alleged sexual predator Malka Leifer, the former Australian principal accused of molesting numerous pupils, has faked her mental illness in an effort to elude extradition from Israel.

Frustration in Leifer case

THEY flew around the world hoping to look their alleged abuser in the eye. But Malka Leifer didn't show up in court, and they were left feeling "powerless".

The national apology

WITH one sentence, emotion filled Parliament House in Canberra on Monday. "Today the Australian government and this Parliament, on behalf of all Australians, unreservedly apologises to the victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

‘An eye opener for me’

ON his first visit to the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) on Monday, Israel's ambassador Mark Sofer was given a comprehensive briefing on the centre's future expansion plans and was shown through the museum.

Next hearing pivotal

MALKA Leifer's (pictured) next court hearing in November will be "the most important in the whole process so far", her alleged victim Dassi Erlich told The AJN this week.

Leifer denied bail

MALKA Leifer will remain in prison after a judge ruled she shouldn't be granted bail.

An emotional rollercoaster

THE emotional rollercoaster for alleged victims of Malka Leifer continued last week when the former Adass Israel principal earned another stay in court.

Erlich behind the headlines

In October of last year, Dassi Erlich sat with her sisters, Nicole Meyer and Elly Sapper in a restaurant in Israel. Exhausted, they were grabbing a bite to eat between back-to-back media appearances and meetings. And then an ultra-Orthodox girl approached the trio, recognising them from the television.

‘The justice principle’

NEW details of how Malka Leifer, the former principal of the Adass Israel School, allegedly sexually abused children have been revealed in the first part of an Australian Story investigation, titled The Justice Principle.

Leifer remains in jail after appeal succeeds

Malka Leifer will remain in prison until a decision on her extradition is made after a judge said "there is no place to trust" her.