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Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

An Israeli man has been ordered to stay out of the city of Jerusalem until the day after the city’s Pride Parade has concluded after he made online threats against the event. The man from Beit Dagan, in the country’s central region, was arrested and detained by police after he posted the threats on Facebook. […]

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Man detained in Israel after threatening gay pride parade

Man detained in Israel after threatening gay pride parade

A twenty year old man from the Bnei Brak area of Israel was arrested by police after he made threats against a Tel Aviv Pride Parade. The young man, who follows Haredi Judaism, allegedly posted a message to Facebook asking if any of his friends wanted to join him for a terror attack on Tel Aviv’s […]

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Hate crime centre in Israel named after Shira Banki

Hate crime centre in Israel named after Shira Banki

Shira Banki, a 16 year-old woman who was murdered during a Pride Festival in 2015, will have a new hate crime centre in Israel named after her. Banki was killed and five other people were injured when Rabbi Yishai Shlissel attacked them with a kitchen knife during the annual Pride celebrations in Israel’s capital. The […]

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Jerusalem Pride attacker charged with murder

Jerusalem Pride attacker charged with murder

The ultra-Orthodox man who attacked festival-goers at Jerusalem Pride in July is being charged with first degree murder. Rabbi Yishai Shlissel stabbed six people in Jerusalem last month, brandishing a kitchen knife at the annual Pride celebrations in Israel’s capital. 16-year-old Shira Banki (pictured) lost her life as a result of injuries sustained during the […]

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In the wrong city: Israeli LGBTI activists blamed for stabbing

In the wrong city: Israeli LGBTI activists blamed for stabbing

  OPINION Yishai Shlissel claimed one young life in his violent attack. A 16 year old girl. Who was among five others who were stabbed at Jerusalem’s LGBTI Pride Parade. Shira Banki died in hospital, to the devastation of her family, friends and her broader community. Her attacker, an Orthodox Jew, who is not a […]

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