An ultra-Orthodox Jew who killed a participant in last year’s Jerusalem pride parade, was sentence to life in jail and an additional 31-years in prison on Sunday.
Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed participants in the July 2015 Gay Pride Parade in the capital, was convicted on Tuesday of murder and six counts of attempted murder by the Jerusalem District Court.
The trial for murder and six counts of attempted murder of Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed participants in the July Gay Pride Parade in the capital, on Sunday opened in the Jerusalem District Court.
Ultra-Orthodox ex-convict Yishai Schlissel was indicted on Monday morning for the murder of 16-year-old Shira Banki and the stabbing of six others during the Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade last month.
The police panel examining the failures leading up to the murder of Shira Banki at last month’s Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade has completed its work and submitted its conclusions to acting Police Commissioner Maj. Gen. Bentzi Sau.
Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed six people during Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade last month, will be admitted to a psychiatric hospital for observation, Ch. 10 reported on Monday.
An uncommon sight greeted visitors to Tel Aviv’s Gan Meir park on Wednesday night: Several ultra-Orthodox Jews, mainly men in black suits, entered the city’s Gay Center, located within the park. On their way to a meeting on the second floor, they incurred quizzical looks from some young people who were waiting for an HIV…
Jerusalem – As Israel reels from the aftermath of the Jerusalem gay pride parade stabbing and prepares to lay to rest 16-year-old victim Shira Banki, one leader in the religious gay community says that preventing further attacks like this will require a huge change in the Israeli religious establishment.
Thousands of people attended the funeral of 16 year-old Shira Banki on Monday night, after she succumbed to her wounds from the stabbing attack at the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade last Thursday. She was laid to rest in the Kibbutz Nachshon cemetery near Beit Shemesh.
Shira Banki, 16, who was critically wounded after being stabbed during the Jerusalem Pride Parade on Thursday by a Jewish terrorist, has succumbed to her wounds after a three-day battle for her life. Banki is an orgran donor.