Controversial Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant To Head Adass Israel School

A disgraced rabbi who admitted to criticising victims of sexual abuse has been appointed principal of a school which allegedly covered up sex crimes. Read more

Extradite Former Principal Back To Australia, Alleged Molestation Victim Asks Israel

MELBOURNE – A Jewish woman who said she had been molested repeatedly by her former principal called on Israel to extradite the education professional back to their native Australia. Read more

Alleged Abuse Victims Angry After Photos Surface of Wanted Former Principal ‘Living Free’ In Israel

Victims say they are angry a school principal wanted in Victoria on 74 charges of child sexual abuse has been allegedly spotted at a religious festival in Israel, despite her lawyers’ claims she is too ill to attend two years of extradition hearings. Read more

Prosecutors Vow To Continue Fight For Fugitive Principal Malka Leifer

PROSECUTORS have vowed to continue fighting for the return of a fugitive principal wanted to face dozens of child sex offences here. Read more

Malka Leifer extradition: Accused Principal Must Be Brought Back To Australia

There is a school in the inner Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick that exclusively serves a small and secretive Jewish sect, the ultra-Orthodox Adass Israel community, comprising about 200 families. Read more

Malka Leifer, Deemed Unfit To Stand Extradition Trial By Israeli Judge

Extradition proceedings against an Australian woman accused of sexually abusing students at an ultra-Orthodox girls’ school were halted Sunday, after a judge in Israel ruled her unfit to stand trial. Read more

Australian Headmistress Accused of Sex Abuse To Request Israel To Dismiss Extradition Process

A former headmistress who fled to Israel from Australia ahead of allegations of child sexual abuse is planning to request Israel’s attorney general to dismiss extradition proceedings against her, the Australian Herald Sun reported Sunday.  Read more

State Unable To Extradite Australian Educator Malka Leifer Wanted For Sex Abuse

For more than a year, the State Attorney’s Office has been trying without success to extradite an ultra-Orthodox woman who is wanted in Australia on 74 counts of sexual assault against Jewish girls who were her students in a Melbourne school. Read more

Police Now Say They Investigate Haredi School’s Board

Members of the ultra-orthodox Adass Israel School board face a possible criminal investigation for helping secrete former headmistress and serial sex offender Malka Leifer out of Australia to avoid detection, after a major backflip by Victoria Police. Read more