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A 16-year-old girl stabbed at Jerusalem Pride has died

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Security forces reach for an ultra-Orthodox Jew attacking people with a knife during a Gay Pride parade Thursday, July 30, 2015 in central Jerusalem .
Shira Banki joined the parade to show support for her gay and lesbian friends. ...

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Court orders Jerusalem Gay Pride attacker remain in custody

Friday, July 31, 2015
Ultra-Orthodox Jew Yishai Schlissel walks through a Gay Pride parade and is just about to pull a knife from under his coat and start stabbing people in Jerusalem.
The court has extended his arrest by 12 days as the investigation against him continues, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said. ...

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WATCH: Disturbing footage of Jerusalem Gay Pride attack

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Yishai Schlissel is detained by plain-clothes police officers.
The aftermath of the attack -- the worst homophobic violence Jerusalem has experienced in ten years -- was captured on video. ...

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PHOTOS: Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade [UPDATED]

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The attacker, YIshai Schlissel, stabbed six people at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade.
The attacker stabbed three people at the same parade back in 2005. ...

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Israel OK’s gay Jews to immigrate with non-Jewish same-sex spouses

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
JERUSALEM -- Israel says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses. In a directive publicized Tuesday, Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Saar told immigration authorities not to differentiate between married gay and straight couples. ...

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More than 100,000 party in Israel at largest LGBT pride in the Middle East

Friday, June 13, 2014
Israeli dancers perform during the annual Gay Pride Parade on a street of Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, June 13, 2014.
JERUSALEM -- Shirtless Israeli men, colorfully dressed drag queens and others partied Friday through central Tel Aviv as tens of thousands of people took part in the city's annual gay pride parade, the largest event of its kind in the ...

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Pair of male, TV ad puppets electrify Israeli gay rights debate

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Yossi Weiss, Israel Electric Corporation, HOPDThis image released by the Israel Electric Corporation shows Sheka and Teka and a baby puppet used in its latest public service campaign. Sheka and Teka, or “socket” and “plug,” have starred in the company’s ads for more than a decade.
JERUSALEM -- The goal was merely to promote clean energy in Israel - but television ads starring a pair of male puppets called "plug" and "socket" have instead unleashed a debate about gay pride. ...

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