"Local expert shares brief history of Israel and Hamas," KOLD-News, 10/9/23 (Anat Balint, Judaic Studies)
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The attack on Israel may have come by surprise, but the relationship between Hamas and Israel is long and complicated.
A local expert says the conflict between Hamas and Israel goes as far back as 2007 when Hamas seized control of the Gaza Strip.
“Since then, occasionally, pretty often, Israel is rocketed, bombarded, by its neighbor, Gaza,” said Doctor Anat Balint with the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona.
The conflict between Hamas and Israel began in 2007 when the organization overcame others to take over the Gaza Strip. READ MORE