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    Ultra-Orthodox Man Stabs 6 at Israel Pride

    Ten years ago, Yishai Schlissel went to prison for stabbing three gay pride parade marchers in Jerusalem. His attack today, three weeks after his release from prison, was strikingly similar: He wounded six, two seriously, before being pinned to the ground and arrested. Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox community has long objected to the pride parade — but Schlissel’s attack seems to be cementing even more support for the city’s gay community, with crowds joining the march after the attack as a sign of solidarity.

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