Mayim Bialik speaks out on Israeli-Palestinian conflict: 'Devastating'

I’ve resisted tackling the complexity of the situation in Israel for quite some time,” 彼女 captioned her post which included a picture of the Israeli flag. “As a liberal Zionist, people are often confused by my politics. Suffice it to say, the events surrounding Jerusalem Day are devastating.

Israel deserves to live as an autonomous free and safe nation. The Palestinian people deserve the same. What is happening now by extremists on both sides is tragic. It’s horrendous. It’s unacceptable. And I have to hold out hope that peace and justice will prevail,” she concluded.

ISRAEL, HAMAS CONTINUE TO EXCHANGE FIRE AS DEADLY CONFRONTATION PERSISTS

Actress Mayim Bialik is speaking out against the violence occurring between Israel and Palestine over the last week.

Actress Mayim Bialik is speaking out against the violence occurring between Israel and Palestine over the last week. (ゲッティイメージズ)

The Palestinian militant group Hamas launched rockets into Israel this week, targeting エルサレム, southern Israel, and Tel Aviv. Israel responded by launching a series of 空爆, killing a top Hamas commander and several other senior Hamas militants.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu added that they will usean iron fist if neededto stop accompanying violent protests by Arab citizens. 以上 30 people have been killed in the escalating violence, which marks their most serious conflict since the 2014 Gaza War.

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Rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, 月曜, 五月. 10, 2021.

Rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, 月曜, 五月. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Bialik, best known for her role onThe Big Bang Theory,” previously came under scrutiny for her support of Israel.

に 2015, 彼女 told Fox News about a trip to Israel that caused quite a stir on social media.

MAYIM BIALIK: HOLLYWOOD IS NOT FRIENDLY TO PEOPLE OF FAITH

I’ve gotten a lot of negative attention for visiting Israel,” she told us at the time. “That’s what’s amazingsimply by going to Israel this summer and saying nothing more than, ‘I’ve gone to Israel,’ I got the same amount of hatred and threats and anti-Semitism for actually making a statement trying to support people whether I like it or not are serving in an army.

彼女は続けた, “That reveals the truth. It really doesn’t matter what I support or believe the fact that I’m Jewish and go there is enough – that should be alarming to most people.

Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik in ‘The Big Bang Theory.’

Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik in ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ (CBS)

While the threats she received were from fans, Bialik said the entertainment industry isn’t friendly to people of faith either.

I think in general it’s never going to be trendy to be observant or religious in Hollywood circles,” she said candidly. “There are people I know of faith and we tend to congregate together. I study Jewish texts weekly. That’s something really positive to me when you’re a person of faith, it stays with you all the time.

Fox News’ Morgan Phillips and the Associated Press contributed to this report.