Israeli Judge Rules that Alleged Pedophile Malka Leifer Is Not Mentally Fit to Face Extradition Hearing

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Author: 
David A. Sadoff
Volume: 
32
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 
On June 2, 2016, with reliance on a psychiatric report, a Jerusalem district court judge ruled that Malka Leifer, former principal of a Jewish girls school in Melbourne, Australia, charged with 74 counts of rape and indecent assault against at least nine students, was mentally unfit to attend her extradition hearing and was released from house arrest after nearly two years