South Africa launches case at top UN court accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— South Africa launched a case Friday at the United Nations’ top court accusing Israel of genocide against Palestinians in Gaza and asking the court to order Israel to halt its attacks — the first such challenge made at the court over the current war. Israel swiftly rejected the filing “with disgust.”

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‘Season of Light’: emotional and comforting

Over a hundred candle lights danced around as people closed their eyes and remembered their loved ones. Families shared both tears and smiles as they held their candles close to their hearts. When Mark Yamanaka’s voice and acoustic guitar filled up the space with a heart-moving singing of “Oh Holy Night,” every individual in the room was reminded that this season, no matter how difficult, can be filled with light.