[ad_1] One day, the war between Israel and Hamas will come to an end. And when that happens, Israelis and Palestinians will need to re-engage in the essential question of what could constitute a peaceful settlement between them. But with each passing day of bombing, blockade, rocket attacks and hostages not released, it becomes more and more difficult to resume the process towards a two-state solution. The war has reminded us that there is no…"One day, the war between Israel and Hamas will be over | Israel-Palestine conflict"
[ad_1] Local leaders in Southern California swiftly denounced Hamas militants and increased security around Jewish institutions Saturday, hours after a deadly attack killed at least 250 Israelis in the Middle East. “I join voices across the nation condemning this horrific attack on Israel,” Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Saturday in a statement. “The Los Angeles region has the second largest Jewish population outside of Israel, and many families are anxiously awaiting developments as they…"Hamas attack on Israel spurs stepped-up security in Los Angeles area"
[ad_1] TEL MEGIDDO, Israel (AP) — An ancient Christian mosaic bearing an early reference to Jesus as God is at the center of a controversy that has riled archaeologists: Should the centuries-old decorated floor, which is near what’s believed to be the site of the prophesied Armageddon, be uprooted and loaned to a U.S. museum that has been criticized for past acquisition practices? Israeli officials are considering just that. The proposed loan to the Museum…"Israel may uproot ancient Christian mosaic near Armageddon. Where it could go next sparks outcry"
[ad_1] For decades, the threats that defined Israel arrived from without, and produced a basic cohesion. On security, Jewish Israelis spoke as one, historically giving the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) approval ratings near 90%. But the paroxysm convulsing the country in its 75th year is wholly internal. The current crisis rises not from any Arab neighbor—several of which now enjoy cordial relations with the Jewish state—but over how Jewish Israelis choose to live. The question…"What Comes Next for Israel Amid Judicial-Reform Crisis"
[ad_1] WASHINGTON — When is an invitation not just an invitation, but a defiant breach of protocol, a brash partisan move and a self-interested political tactic? When House Speaker Kevin McCarthy travels overseas to invite an embattled, highly unpopular world leader to Washington to address Congress over the reservations of the White House, critics argue. The Bakersfield Republican led a delegation to Israel this week, where he lavished praise on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and became…"Why Kevin McCarthy’s trip to Israel is ‘so dangerous’"
[ad_1] French-Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri has been expelled by Israel, and deported to France. Hamouri had been held in “renewable” administrative detention, without charge, since March. Amnesty International and French NGOs slammed the move, saying Hamouri’s deportation aimed to curb his human rights work. Jerusalem – Israel expelled French-Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri on Sunday, the culmination of a lengthy judicial saga in which he was accused of security offences and held…"French-Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri deported, expelled by Israel"
[ad_1] Israel Adesanya is currently one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, defending his middleweight title successfully four times. The latest defense came against Rob Whittaker, who he’d knocked out in their last crossing. This time, the win came in the form of a unanimous decision after five rounds at UFC 271. Even though the champion sits comfortably at the top of the rankings, and was a kickboxing champ before that, his star…"UFC Champion Israel Adesanya on Who He Wants to Fight Next"