Orbán is coming to Israel to meet his soulmate Netanyahu. Here’s how he’s taking down Hungary’s democracy

With the backing of his ideological partner, Hungary’s leader has used the refugee crisis to erode his country’s democracy


Palestinian man gets 14-year sentence for stabbing Israeli woman

Hamza Faiz must also pay victim Nirit Zmora $182,000 in compensation for her injury in the 2015 attack


Some American Jews uneasy over Baron Cohen duping supporters of Israel

Posing as Israeli Erran Morad, comedian has tricked a few politicians, as well as gun rights activists, into supporting fictitious initiative to arm toddlers


Rejecting deported wife’s appeal, Israel says couple spent ‘unreasonable time apart’

The population authority stated in its decision that the couple had spent “an unreasonable time apart for a married couple”


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns of ‘prolonged struggle’ after Gaza strikes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned local leaders near the Gaza border hit by rocket fire over the weekend of a "prolonged struggle


Poland honors satirist who said Jews create anti-Semitism

Ryszard Makowski, 62, also criticized protests by Israel and Jewish organizations against a law that criminalized blaming the Polish nation for Nazi crimes


Israel further tightens screws on Gaza goods crossing over arson attacks

Defense minister's office announces no fuel will pass through Kerem Shalom until Sunday, while entry of food and medicine will continue


Knesset panel approves sale of last government shares in Bank Leumi

Business in Brief | June inflation data rattle the bond market ■ ECI Telecom plans to place $150 million in bonds in London ■ Bank of Israel publishes draft directive allowing bank share buybacks


Israeli army drills for Gaza incursion, in apparent warning to Hamas

With tensions high, troops simulate urban warfare in city of Beersheba; commander says IDF can move deep into Gaza quickly, but decisive victory would take time


Five minors in Israeli town accused of attacks on asylum seekers

In two of the three incidents in Rehovot, the Eritreans who were assaulted needed to be hospitalized; Haaretz has learned of three similar cases in recent weeks


Startup cofounded by Ehud Barak raises $12.5 million for cybersecurity

TechNation | Mantis Vision secures $55 million for 3D-camera technology ■ Alibaba executives in Israel to examine food-tech innovations ■ Gett weighing sale of Juno and exit from U


Trump, Putin vow to cooperate on Syria, ensure Israel’s security

Trump says he raised question of possible Russian election meddling with Putin


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doubles down on slamming Israel’s ‘occupation of Palestine’

In an interview with PBS, Ocasio-Cortez seemed to attempt to walk back her previous criticism of Israel saying, 'I am not the expert on geo-politics on this issue'


Congress Wants Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

Congress is renewing efforts to press the Trump administration into recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region on Israel's northern border with Syria, bucking efforts by GOP leadership to kill the effort, according to conversations with lawmakers


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No, Sacha Baron Cohen fans – Israel does not actually arm preschoolers

As amusing as Baron Cohen's new series 'Who is America' is, the misconceptions about Israeli gun laws among pro-Israel American conservatives need to be battled