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Nobody Got Stabbed At This Year’s Jerusalem Pride

It was a toned down affair at yesterday’s Jerusalem Pride march, where the gays paraded through the streets and ultra-Orthodox Jews spent the day god created birds and sea creatures protesting their queer brothers and sisters (that’s them at the bottom, in the slimming black frocks).

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And great news: “There was no repeat of an incident five years ago when three participants were stabbed and wounded by an ultra-Orthodox Jew. But security was tight. And, brandishing banners with slogans like ‘Holyland not Homoland’, anti-gay protesters left their feelings in no doubt.”