The verdict on Balliet as well as his sentence are due to be given on Dec. 21.
The parents of the alleged killer were silent as he became radicalized, a lawyer for the survivors said.
Some of the stencils were painted over with a red swastika earlier this week, the Bild newspaper reported.
However, in the months that followed, a fuller and more disturbing narrative about the attack surfaced.
The announcement comes nearly a year after a violent attack on the synagogue in Halle, on Yom Kippur, which left two passersby dead.
The synagogue was full to its capacity of about 100 last October when a white supremacist gunman tried to blast open the building’s armored door on Yom Kippur.
Ismet Tekin, who was an employee when the shop was attacked last October, was not injured and thus the shop does not qualify for assistance under the Victims Compensation Act.
I decided to be a co-plaintiff in this trial in order to play a role in the fight against right-wing extremism.
Rabbi Rebecca Blady was present at the time of the shooting, and is now a co-plaintiff in the upcoming trial.
If convicted in the upcoming trial, he will likely serve a lifetime sentence.