Pressure is building on Israel to extradite a former Melbourne school principal to Victoria where she is wanted on 74 child sexual abuse charges.

Malka Leifer fled to Israel nearly a decade ago after being accused of molesting girls at the conservative Adass Israel School.

For the last three years her lawyers have successfully argued in Israel that she was too unwell to face court.

Now her alleged victims have travelled to Israel to press local authorities ahead of next week’s visit to Jerusalem by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

 

Listen to the full audio (7:59) from the Radio National Breakfast show at ABC Radio.

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