Jerusalem Pride Parade Stabber Gets Life Sentence for Murdering Teen Girl

Jerusalem Pride Parade stabbing

The Jerusalem Post reports: An ultra-Orthodox Jew who killed a participant in last year’s Jerusalem pride parade, was sentence to life in jail and an additional 31-years in prison on Sunday.

Yishai Schlissel was also sentenced to pay damages amounting to NIS 2,064,000.

During the contested march in 2015, Schlissel stabbed and killed 16-year-old Shira Banki and wounded six others – Yarden Noy, Kfir Gil, Noam Eyal, Yael Belkin, Sagiv Satkolshtick and Sheli Bar Niv.

In April, Schlissel was convicted of murder, six counts of attempted murder and one count of causing extreme bodily harm.

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