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Malka Leifer to Stand Trial on 70 Child Sex Abuse Counts

Leifer did not ask for bail and will remain in jail.

After 13 Years’ Delay Malka Leifer’s Trial Opens in Melbourne

Another Haredi person facing some consequences related to this case is former health minister Yaakov Litzman.

Rabbi Recites Jewish Prayer as He is Sworn in to Western Australia’s Supreme Court

Rabbi Marcus Solomon, an experienced commercial litigator and arbitrator, on Wednesday was sworn in to the Supreme Court of Western Australia. He chose to conclude the ceremony “with an old Jewish custom” — saying the Shehechyanu Jewish prayer, which is typically recited to celebrate new experiences.

New Zealand Locks Down After First COVID-19 Case Identified

“We have seen what happens elsewhere if we fail to get on top of it.”

Some 60 Percent of Jews in Australia’s Queensland have Experienced Anti-Semitism

Data gathered by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry showed that the number of anti-Semitic abuses reported this year has already matched the total number of incidents from 2020.

Ben & Jerry’s Delisted from Australian Kosher Product List

Ben & Jerry's was already being removed from Australian kosher supermarkets.

Israel, Australia, Collaborating on Australian Sovereign Defense Capabilities

The joint capabilities are synergetic and the joint effort will provide leading innovative local solutions for the benefit of Australian industries.

Human Rights Watch Attacks Aussie FM for Saying There’s No ‘State of Palestine’ So...

Payne's argument—matching similar arguments made by the US and Israel—is that since the Palestinian Authority never received statehood, it cannot be a party to the ICC.

Suspected Sex Offender Malka Leifer Extradited after Hiding from Prosecution for 13 Years

Supreme Court Justice Anat Baron recommended dismissing Leifer's appeal and "uphold the judgment of the District Court which declared the appellant extraditable to Australia."

Malka Leifer, Accused Sex Offender, to be Extradited to Australia

The extradition request can now be signed off by Israel’s Justice Minister, Avi Nissenkorn, who has already indicated his intention to do so without delay.

180 Years of Australian Jewish Newspaper History Going Online

200,000 pages of historic press to be digitized, fully searchable online.

Jerusalem Court Rules Malka Leifer Will be Extradited to Australia

A psychiatric panel in January decided that the alleged sex offender, who escaped to Israel from Australia, is mentally fit to stand trial and has been feigning mental illness.

Court Calls Accused Pedophile Leifer an Impostor, Extradition to Australia Next

"The injustice to her victims, young girls in Melbourne, that lasted for more than six years, was outrageous."

’18 for 18′ Initiative a Smashing Success Across Australia, New Zealand this lag B’Omer

According to data analytics, more than 40,000 Jewish people of all ages gathered online for this inspiring event.

Israel Joins Alliance of Countries that Beat the Coronavirus

The exclusive club's leaders have agreed to continue meeting online every two weeks.

President Rivlin Rings the Bell at Sydney’s Securities Exchange

The president expressed his hope that the double taxation avoidance treaty signed recently between the two countries will allow further broadening of business cooperation.

Rivlin Visits Brushfire Victims in Australian Wildlife Hospital

Tens of thousands of Australians tried to rescue wild animals from the fires.

Australian Parliament in Bipartisan Demand to Extradite Malka Leifer

“We have been exceptionally patient in this case, but enough is enough,” Liberal MP and former Australian ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma said

Swastikas on Synagogue as New Zealanders Spar over Absence at Holocaust Forum

“I’m upset and outraged by it—that we are targeted like that—but at the same time I’m not entirely surprised,” said Temple Sinai chair Matthew Smith.

Jerusalem Zoo Sends Aid to Help Animals Injured in Australia Fires

Many are concerned that several species that only exist in Australia may become extinct because of the fires.

Panel Finds Alleged Sex Offender Malka Leifer Mentally Fit to Stand Trial

In the coming days, the Jerusalem District Court will determine whether to extradite her back to her country, where she is wanted for sex offenses.

Jerusalem Zoo Sends Aid to Help Animals Injured in Australia Fires

Critical donations are being sent in the wake of the massive brush fires that have resulted in the death of millions of species since September.

Queen Elizabeth Honors Two New Zealand Jews

John Barnett of Auckland was awarded the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, Bob Nerev was honored as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

Zionist Australians Slam Promotion of Litzman who Supported Alleged Melbourne Pedophile

“On behalf of the Australian Jewish Community, I implore you to reconsider this appointment until the investigation into Yaakov Litzman has concluded.”

5 Confirmed Dead, 10 Missing in New Zealand Volcano Eruption

"Based on the information we have, we do not believe there are any survivors on the island."

Supreme Court Rejects Malka Leifer’s Appeal, Psych Eval Today

In early 2019, Police launched an investigation against various officials, including Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman (UTJ), on suspicion of obstruction of justice in Leifer's case.

Jewish Boy Forced to Kiss Feet of Muslim Classmate in Melbourne Park

The Education Department denied responsibility for the shocking incident, because it did not take place on school grounds.

Bar Ilan Researchers Discover Major Changes in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Coral reefs are highly sensitive to environmental change. Multiple stressors, in isolation or in combination, may lead to dramatic deterioration that can result in loss of reefs and their ecological services for many years.

Court Releases Malka Leifer to House Arrest Pending Psych Eval

In June, a court appointed psychiatric panel decided that Leifer was manipulative and did not appear to be mentally ill at all.

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