The myth that Israel/Netanyahu created/funded Hamas
November 3, 2023
(JNS) — Since these false claims that Israel created Hamas or that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supported Hamas are circulating across social media, let’s address them.
Hamas is an arm of the Muslim Brotherhood, an organization founded in Egypt in the 1920s, before the rebirth of the State of Israel, but which now has a presence in Israel and in much of the world. In its early days it coordinated with the Nazis and received support from Nazi Germany.
The Gaza Strip used to be ruled by Egypt, which helps explain the strength of Hamas in the area.
The Muslim Brotherhood oper...