All posts tagged Malka Leifer

Outcry over Adass appointment

THE Adass Israel School in Melbourne has come under fire after appointing Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant as its new principal.

Knesset petitioned over Leifer

THE Victorian Parliamentary Friends of Israel (VPFI) has launched a petition to help bring alleged child sexual abuser Malka Leifer back to Australia.

L’hitraot Dave

AS Dave Sharma prepared to leave Israel after four years serving as Australian Ambassador to the Jewish State, he insisted that bringing alleged child sexual abuser Malka Leifer to justice “is important for the Australia-Israel relationship”.

Bishop: ‘Australia will never forget’

VISIBLY moved, Julie Bishop wrapped up her visit to Yad Vashem on Sunday by highlighting the “special place” that Holocaust survivors have in the hearts of Australians.

Thousands sign petition against Leifer decision

NEWS that former Adass Israel head teacher Malka Leifer will not be returning from Israel to face justice any time soon and will be freed from home detention has caused shock waves in Australia, prompting more than 3500 people so far to sign petitions protesting last week’s ruling by an Israeli court.

Leifer wins appeal, remains free

JERUSALEM - Former Adass Israel head teacher Malka Leifer has been enjoying a taste of freedom this week, as her alleged victims come to terms with the knowledge that she’s unlikely to face extradition proceedings any time soon.

Second lawsuit against Leifer

FORMER head teacher of Melbourne’s Adass Israel School Malka Leifer (pictured) is facing a second lawsuit relating to child sex abuse.

Psychiatric assessment for Leifer

JERUSALEM – Former Adass Israel head teacher Malka Leifer’s attempt to avoid extradition to Australia took a blow last week when a judge ordered that she undergo a fresh psychiatric assessment.

‘Hold court hearings in Leifer’s home’

Israeli judges are being urged to kickstart proceedings to extradite alleged sexual abuser Malka Leifer to Australia by setting up a courtroom in her home.

Former Adass leaders could face charges

POLICE this week confirmed to The AJN they are considering laying criminal charges against a former president of the Adass Israel School and a former board member relating to their alleged roles in spiriting Malka Leifer out of Australia seven years ago.