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Child sexual abuse
September 30, 2021, 7:00 am
Malka Leifer ordered to stand trial
Leifer will appear before a directions hearing in the County Court of Victoria on October 21.
September 23, 2021, 12:00 am
Counsellor ‘feared legal action’
Extradited from Israel earlier this year, Leifer is facing 74 charges of child sexual abuse. She has claimed she is innocent of the charges.
September 15, 2021, 9:59 am
Leifer faces court, allowed to be absent on Yom Kippur
The committal hearing, expected to run until Monday, excused Leifer and Jewish witnesses from attending this Thursday (Yom Kippur).
September 13, 2021, 11:00 am
Malka Leifer committal hearing gets underway
Leifer, who was extradited from Israel to Australia earlier this year, faces 74 charges relating to child sexual abuse allegedly committed between 2004-08, but claims she is innocent.
August 12, 2021, 10:00 am
Media suppression order in Leifer case granted
A five-day committal hearing to weigh evidence for a trial has been set to begin on September 13.
August 5, 2021, 9:00 am
Leifer asks to be physically absent from court
Extradited from Israel earlier this year, Malka Leifer, 54, faces 74 charges relating to child sexual abuse at the Adass Israel school between 2004-08.
July 23, 2021, 8:00 am
New path for Dassi Erlich
March 18, 2021, 10:10 am
‘Our voices can’t be ignored’
Hundreds of Jewish women across Australia participated in Monday’s Women’s March 4 Justice protest.
December 24, 2020, 12:00 am
‘Now, it’s not about if – but when’
Leifer's lawyer Nick Kaufman said his client would not challenge the decision, but would seek to serve her sentence in Israel if she is convicted in Australia.
December 17, 2020, 12:09 pm
Minister signs off on Leifer extradition
Alleged child sexual abuser Malka Leifer on Tuesday lost her Supreme Court appeal against a ruling that she should be extradited to Australia to face 74 charges of child sex abuse.
December 10, 2020, 12:00 am
Appeal verdict due within weeks
The Supreme Court hearing in Israel saw Leifer’s lawyers reiterate claims she would not receive a fair trial in Australia and that the alleged abuse was consensual.
September 24, 2020, 12:00 am
‘We literally jumped for joy’
Malka Leifer has been ordered to be sent back to Australia to face 74 charges of child sex abuse after an Israeli judge on Monday agreed to extradite the former Melbourne principal
September 21, 2020, 5:08 pm
Judge rules: Extradite Leifer
With Jerusalem District Court Judge Chana Miriam Lomp tonight approving Leifer’s extradition, Israeli Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn will have to sign off on the order.
September 10, 2020, 12:00 am
‘A victory for justice’
The decision means alleged victims Dassi Erlich, Nicole Meyer and Elly Sapper must now wait until September 21 for a judgement on whether their former principal will be extradited.
September 3, 2020, 12:00 am
‘It’s such an insult’
Alleged sexual abuse victim Dassi Erlich: 'The government does not have the right to choose how and when victims tell their story'.