How did Israel get nuclear weapons?

thinking that israel has only been around for not that long and the way it was founded....how are they being able to have 200 nukes, as rumored? did the US help them with that? or some other nuclear country? i dont get it. plus, if countries dont want other countries to have nukes, how did china, pakistan,... show more thinking that israel has only been around for not that long and the way it was founded....how are they being able to have 200 nukes, as rumored?

did the US help them with that? or some other nuclear country? i dont get it.

plus, if countries dont want other countries to have nukes, how did china, pakistan, and india get them? seems like they all just shared the know how.
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