All posts tagged Yaakov Litzman

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.

A lifeline for Litzman? Aussie roof bodies weigh in

THE controversial "immunity" legislation won't just help Bibi. It could prove a lifeline for the politician who is being investigated on suspicion of helping Malka Leifer, a top analyst told The AJN.

Litzman meeting ‘deeply hurtful’

THE Israel–Australia Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has apologised for setting up a meeting in Jerusalem between WA Deputy Premier and Health Minister Roger Cook and Israel's Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, who allegedly meddled in court proceedings to help accused child-sex abuser Malka Leifer.

Leifer, Litzman revelations set to air

THE scandal over a top Israeli politician's alleged interference in the Malka Leifer case is expected to cause an earthquake in Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition-building. 

‘Leifer functions like a normal woman’

A private investigator who tracked alleged sex-offender Malka Leifer has said that during the two weeks he and his associates followed her they did not witness anything that would indicate she does not function like a normal person.

Dessau visits Israel

THE Governor of Victoria visited Israel this week, and told The AJN that she was wowed by the "energy and optimism" she encountered. 

Shabbat compromise saves Netanyahu from coalition crisis

Israeli ministers are breathing a collective sigh of relief, after they averted a coalition crisis and a flare in tensions with the country's Charedim.

Baird: ‘Nothing can prepare you for Yad Vashem’

JERUSALEM – When Kerryn Baird started crying at Yad Vashem on Tuesday, she just couldn’t stop.

Baird: ‘Next week in Jerusalem’

MEDICAL cannabis, cutting-edge technologies and Israeli breakfasts … just some of the items on the agenda for NSW Premier Mike Baird when he visits Israel next week.