Malka Leifer

Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal who is wanted in Australia on suspicion of sexual
Malka Leifer fit for extradition, judge rules

Jerusalem District Court rules that after six-year-long legal battle alleged sex offender Malka Leifer is fit for extradition, appeal of decision to Supreme Court likely.

Israel is not a haven for sex offenders

The Law of Return is not supposed to be a welcome mat for murderers, rapists, pedophiles and criminals.

Rivlin pledges to help extradite alleged pedophile Leifer to Australia

"We were very confused about it all, and we hope that [things] will move along a lot faster,” one of the victims said Wednesday.

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The 'Malka Leifer' cloud over Rivlin's Australia visit

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 unfit.

Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal who is wanted in Australia on suspicion of sexual
Judge in Malka Leifer case will allow private psychiatrists for defense

In January, a panel of three state psychiatrists appointed by the court found that Leifer was feigning mental illness and was fit for trial.

Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal who is wanted in Australia on suspicion of sexual
Australian MPs call for Malka Leifer's ‘immediate extradition’

‘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 extradite suspected pedophile Malka Leifer

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Leifer case delayed as court allows cross-examination of psych experts

Delays ‘unacceptable’ say three alleged victims of alleged pedophile

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State prosecutors demand court set date for Leifer extradition hearing

Request comes following expert psychiatric assessment that the alleged pedophile is mentally fit for trial and was feigning mental illness.

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Justice moving forward

The continued delay in ruling on the Malka Leifer case has strained Israel’s ties with its close friend Australia.

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What steps lie ahead in the extradition process against Malka Leifer

Is there an end in sight to a process that has dragged on for more than a decade?

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