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Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ)
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 12, 2020, 5:44 pm
Bahrain establishing full diplomatic relations with Israel
US President Donald Trump has brokered a historic deal to establish full diplomatic relations between Bahrain and Israel.
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
Shalom, salam, peace
ECAJ co-CEO Alex Ryvchin said, “This moment should be cherished by Jews around the world as a landmark achievement in the history of Zionism and the Jewish State.”
September 2, 2020, 8:53 pm
Supreme Court rejects Malka Leifer’s appeal
The judges unanimously rejected Leifer’s appeal, saying none of the arguments presented by her lawyers point to her being mentally unfit to stand trial and be extradited.
August 20, 2020, 12:00 am
‘A historic deal for humanity’
'This is a bold sweeping brushstroke in the mural of our history, and it points to a future with more hope and peace'.
August 17, 2020, 11:44 am
A special visit
'COA does incredibly important work in keeping our community engaged and connected, especially at these difficult times'.
August 6, 2020, 10:48 am
The Project refuses to apologise over Israel slur
'Allowing such wild and unfounded accusations that defame Israel to go unchallenged by the interviewer, and then to post it online was highly irresponsible'.
July 30, 2020, 12:17 am
Leifer appeal heard
'While we can take heart that the long and painful road endured so far eventually did lead to an extradition hearing, nonetheless the ordeal continues'.
July 9, 2020, 1:12 pm
Security funding ‘unfortunate but necessary’
Within Sydney's Wentworth electorate, $5 million from the federal government will be allocated to fortify communal organisations with upgraded security infrastructure.
July 9, 2020, 12:10 am
Yuval Rotem retires
'He formed deep and longstanding relationships with senior Australian decision-makers and was admired and respected by the entire Jewish community'.
June 22, 2020, 9:30 am
Parke v Sharma in court
Liberal Dave Sharma has accused former Labor MP Melissa Parke of choosing to 'use the courts in an attempt to intimidate and silence those who do not share her anti-Israel views'.
May 26, 2020, 9:06 pm
Leifer found mentally fit to stand trial
A Jerusalem judge on Tuesday ruled that alleged child sex abuser Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial for extradition to Australia; her defence is expected to appeal the decision.
April 23, 2020, 1:31 pm
Turnbull: ‘Jewish community supported me’
Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has reflected on his 'very close' relationship with the Jewish community in his tell-all memoir that was released this week.
March 26, 2020, 3:09 pm
Litzman responds to doco allegations
'While we need to bring back Leifer, this is now more than just being about her. It is about a culture of cover-up, and communities’ responses to child sexual abuse too'.