Israeli teen dies of injuries from stabbing at Gay Pride parade

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A protester holds up a glove covered in red during a protest against the violence towards the gay community in Tel Aviv August 1, 2015. Thousands of Israelis came to show solidarity after 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.  Photo courtesy REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A protester holds up a glove covered in red during a protest against the violence towards the gay community in Tel Aviv August 1, 2015. Thousands of Israelis came to show solidarity after 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. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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JERUSALEM, (Reuters) Police have come under criticism for not keeping the suspect under surveillance, as he had been released from prison weeks earlier after being jailed for stabbing three at the same event in 2005.

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  • Daniel Berry, NYC

    Waiting to hear what Doc Anthony has to say.

  • Ben in oakland

    He will of course the deplore it. And then he will pour himself a nice glass of champagne to toast that religious fascism has claimed one more victim. In this case, 16-year-old straight girl.

  • Doc Anthony

    First degree murder, plain and simple. Death penalty, no appeals, preferably Old Sparky, to be given to the murderer. Two weeks jail and processing time, then pull switch. Four to five kV, (preferably10 kV), will take care of business.

    You agree? Say yes or no upfront. (Let’s see how libbie you are.)

  • Daniel Berry, NYC

    he’s totally bizarre in one way. And yet he entirely traffics in cliches, stereotypes and everything he’s been told by the lowest common denominator. Pathetically typical.

  • Daniel Berry, NYC

    i’ll say one thing for you: your bloodthirst is typical of those who “think” the way you do.

  • Dominic

    All of this was condemned in last week’s story. How does the sad fact that someone died from injuries sustained at the parade change the former comments?

  • The Great God Pan

    Israel hasn’t executed anyone since Eichmann.

  • Doc Anthony

    Hey, all I asked for was a regular death penalty with a regular electric chair, nothing more.

    (Granted, I did ask for a slight upgrade in voltage, but only to give the crook extra motivation to think about the wrongness of his deed.)

    But, like most libbie mollycoddlers, you show your true colors, and would rather see the killer get free hots and free cot for life, instead of getting what he honestly earned. Hmm?

  • Doc Anthony

    It doesn’t change the former comments; you’re right about that. NOBODY on any side around here, is on the murderer’s side. The condemnation of the hate crime is across the board. My call for the death penalty on the crook, is not fake at all.

    It’s just that, no matter how many times, or how sincerely, or how publicly, the anti-gay violence is condemned, it honestly does NOT change the intense broad-brushing anti-Christian bitterness and bigotry that continues to seethe and boil within many Gay Activists.

    The bitterness was there before the crime happened, and it won’t go away after justice is served.

    The fact is that if you oppose the Gay Marriage Religion, even if it’s merely posting a Bible-based opposition consistently within a religion comment gig, then you’re somehow just as much “The Enemy” as the murderous knife-wielding Israeli crook.

    The Gay Activists choose to view things that way, and there seems to be no way to talk them out of it.

  • Dominic

    Oh, I agree with you completely, Doc. The gay agenda will use this incident to further its claim of victimization. Instigators.

  • Cranmer

    “Instigators?” How can one instigate when they’ve been attacked? You have a sick mind and faulty logic.

  • Dominic

    No, you have a naive outlook if you think that a gay pride parade in JERUSALEM does not intentionally instigate religious tension. Keep it in San Fran…….

  • Larry

    So you are saying Israelis are uncivilized?

    “They were asking for trouble”
    Sounds like what one says to excuse a rapist or a hate crime.

  • ben in oakland

    And you have a very sick outlook if you think a parade is a provocation to violence by people who claim to speak for god, where innocent straight people die, all to make a point about what?

    THIS is what antigay bigotry looks like, especially when supported by sincere religious “belief.” It’s often not hate, thought that at least is honest. So much of it is always a wholly imaginary superiority infernally married to a predisposition to dehumanize and demonize the objects of your disaffections.

    I know. Next time Christians are murdered by Muslims in the Middle East, we can talk about how they instigated the attack in order to claim victimhood. All they really had to do was be muslim, or pretend to be, and all of that unpleasantness would just go away. Or maybe they could just move to a friendlier clime.

    As always, you do our work of showing the face of bigotry for us.

  • Dominic

    Then let’s see what happens when ISIS supporters have a parade in New York. No, nothing bad will happen. That would not be provocative. It’s free speech and the infallible Constitution protects it.

  • Garson Abuita

    Dominic, the KKK, Nation of Islam, and countless other haters have held rallies in New York many times. No one got stabbed. The Jerusalem parade was nowhere near the ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods. Outside of the Old City it’s a pretty normal city. There’s a lot more synagogues and kosher food than the more cosmopolitan and hip Tel Aviv, but on the whole it’s more secular than you’d think.

  • Larry

    “Then let’s see what happens when ISIS supporters have a parade in New York. No, nothing bad will happen. That would not be provocative. It’s free speech and the infallible Constitution protects it.”

    Probably the same thing which happened the last time when the Klan came a marching in NYC. The FBI took a bunch of photos surreptitiously. There were more counter-protesters than protesters. Nobody got shot or stabbed.

  • Heartbreaking. That poor sweet girl! I would never recover from such a needless loss!

    If your religion commands murdering sinners, start with yourself.

    If you are kind because god tells you to be kind – then be ashamed of yourself for not thinking to be kind on your own.

    Religion brings out the savagery of humanity, and calls it virtuous. So insidious and shameful.

  • Ted

    Six people are stabbed “in the name of God”, because they were witnessing to the humanity and equality of LGBT people. And here come the Bible-cultists claiming they were just asking for it. Asking to be stabbed.

    The anti-Christ is among us, indeed. His minions worship the Bible – not God – and pervert the idol they worship into a hateful weapon.

  • @Ted,

    “Anti-Christ among us…His minions worship the Bible….not God..”

    Which God is the real one? the one of the bible?
    Jesus was very clear:
    “Execute them” – JESUS (Luke 19:27)

    There very likely is no god. And no use to any of this nonsense.

  • JDE

    I had no idea the level of comments on this site was no higher than that of the New York Daily News.