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Schlissel stabs a marcher at the Jerusalem Pride March (Photo: CNN)
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Jerusalem Pride 2015 and its Aftermath

Three weeks ago, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed six people at Jerusalem’s annual LGBTQ pride march. One victim, 16-year old Shira Banki, died of her wounds several days later. The assailant, Yishai Schlissel, was released from jail only a month before the attack, after serving a 10-year sentence for stabbing three people at Jerusalem’s 2005 pride march.

PHOTO CREDIT: IAN CHESIR-TERAN
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Hugs from Hannaton

Ian Chesir-Teran is a rabbinical student at the Jerusalem campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.  Ian is also a New York-licensed attorney who practices law from his Israeli office in the Jezreel Valley.  Ian, formerly of South Orange, New Jersey, is a member of Kibbutz Hannaton, where he […]