unsympathetic friends have spoken of Israel as having a corrupt society with corrupt leaders. Perhaps, but I can think of few other societies in which this is not also true except that in Israel, such people are ultimately indicted, shamed, and punished. That is highly unlikely in 90% of other countries.
Migrants rush train tracks as Budapest station reopens (dpa)
from the article: Iran minister: My appointment is a 'blow' to Israel propaganda