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Smoke rises following Israeli strikes in Gaza on Saturday. (Mohammed Salem/Reuters)

CBC Manitoba: Manitoba’s Palestinian, Jewish communities hope for peace amid latest conflict in Israel, Gaza

October 10, 2023 — 

Hundreds dead after Hamas militants launched attacks Saturday morning, Israel countered with airstrikes

The recent violence is the result of simmering tensions between the regions since Hamas took over the Gaza Strip in 2007, said Tami Jacoby, a University of Manitoba professor who studies Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

“It’s been the same kind of back-and-forth in a cyclical motion of strikes and counter-strikes for over a decade,” she said.

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