JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at Jerusalem's gay pride parade, leaving one teenager in critical condition.
As part of a wider campaign to suppress religious freedom, China's government is demolishing crosses in the “Jerusalem of the East.”
Thousands attend rallies in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem after occupied West Bank arson attack and Gay Pride march stabbings.
Demonstrations erupted Saturday in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to protest a firebombing that killed a Palestinian infant, as the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories experienced the most tumultuous days in months. Also Saturday,...Show More Summary
Via Haaretz: Rallies to protest Thursday's stabbing attack at Jerusalem's Gay Pride parade and the arson attack in which a Palestinian child was killed will be held in major Israeli cities on Saturday night. A rally in Tel Aviv already...Show More Summary
Is Iran N- deal pulling U.S. Jews away from Israel? By Rabbi Dow Marmur JERUSALEM — The Israeli daily Ha’aretz reports that Israel’s Consul-General in Philadelphia recently sent a letter to the Foreign Ministry suggesting that Israel is losing the support of American Jewry over Iran. If he’s right, does it mean that Prime Minister [...]Show More Summary
Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion Skepticism ISRAEL An ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem. The man had been released from prison three weeks ago, after serving a 12 year sentence... (Read more...)
Walk me through this one. A man is arrested for stabbing three marchers in Jerusalem’s 2005 Gay Pride Parade. He is convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison. His sentence is reduced to 10 years and he is released JUST … Continue reading ?
This Thursday was a day of terror in Israel. Almost immediately after an ultra-Orthodox fanatic Yishai Schlisser stabbed six people at the Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade, Jewish extremists perpetrated an arson attack in the village of Douma, near Nablus, killing a one-and-a-half year-old Palestinian toddler. Show More Summary
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday, with police saying the suspect was jailed for a similar attack 10 years ago.
A member of Israel’s Knesset parliament has publicly come out as gay in response to yesterday’s stabbing attack at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem that wounded six. “It is no longer possible to remain silent,” wrote 35-year-ol… The post Israeli Lawmaker Comes Out Following Jerusalem Gay Pride Stabbing: ‘We Can No Longer Remain Silent’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Shocking photos of that Orthodox fanatic stabbing Israeli celebrants at the Jerusalem Pride parade.
Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man, stabbed six marchers in the annual Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem. What is equally disturbing is that Schlissel was just released after serving 10 years for stabbing participants in the Gay Pride Parade in 2005. Schlissel immediately demanded a court held in accordance with Jewish law, a request which […]
"The person that committed this sinful act is a criminal in every way."
"We can no longer remain silent because the knife is raised against the neck of the entire LGBT community, my community. It will not stop there. This is the time to fight the great darkness. This terrible criminal act that once again happened in 'the city of God.' is an attack on all of us. Show More Summary
Haaretz reports: Jerusalem Magistrate's Court extended the remand of Yishai Schlissel for an additional 12 days on Friday, after he allegedly stabbed six participants in the city's Gay Pride Parade on Thursday. Schlissel – an ultra-Orthodox...Show More Summary
The Great Synagogue of Vilna dated all the way back to the 1600s and was what the Jerusalem Post calls one of "the most historic and treasured landmarks of European Jewry." But that synagogue, in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, was all but destroyed by the Nazis during World War...
Nice to know we're not the only Western country with bigoted religious whackjobs: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday, with...Show More Summary
The hospitalized activists stabbed during Jerusalem’s Gay Pride March were visited by the holy city’s apologetic top rabbi.
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