Who will take responsibility for Eurovision security?

Supervisor of Eurovision Song Contest claims Netanyahu breached a commitment on securing contest in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 4:41 AM

Final decision: Shalva will not attend Eurovision

European Broadcasting Corporation refuses to accommodate religious needs of Shakva band composed of musicians with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 7:50 PM

Shalva expected to withdraw from Eurovision selection contest

Shalva Band expected to withdraw from TV competition “Rising Star” due to issues with Sabbath observance.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2019, 5:17 AM

Britain's Chief Rabbi defends Israel's right to host Eurovision

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis warns BDS activists could harm peace by calling to boycott Eurovision in Israel.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 1:10 AM

Shalva Band advances to Eurovision selection finals

Band composed of adults with disabilities receives 87 points to advance to finals of “Rising Star” television contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 4:45 AM

Eurovision wants a Shabbat-friendly microphone

Song contest wants Tzomet institute to give them Shabbat-approved microphone so a viral special-needs band can perform.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2019, 8:41 AM

Muslim Eurovision contestant receives death threats

Bilal Hassani, an openly gay Muslim representing France, received threats over intent to appear in Israel, but still intends to perform.Guy Cohen, 1/31/2019, 12:07 PM

British cultural figures call for boycott of Eurovision

Group of British cultural figures sign letter calling on BBC to cancel Eurovision coverage because it is taking place in Israel.Elad Benari, 1/30/2019, 6:47 AM

Will the rules be adjusted for observant Eurovision competitors?

Israeli disabled musicians favorites to represent Israel at Eurovision, but might be forced to quit due to Shabbat rehearsals.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 2:41 AM

Protesters crash Israeli Eurovision winner's performance

Protesters crash stage of Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals in France, call for boycott of contest in Israel.Elad Benari, 1/20/2019, 4:57 AM

PA journalists call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate says holding Eurovision in Israel "violates the rights of the Palestinians".Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 6:32 AM

Slogan for Eurovision 2019 revealed

The 2019 Eurovision Song contest, which will be held in Tel Aviv, will operate under the slogan “Dare to Dream”.Nitsan Keidar, 10/29/2018, 6:53 AM

Irish celebrities call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Group of Irish celebrities urge national broadcaster to boycott Eurovision 2019 in protest over Israel’s treatment of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 10/12/2018, 6:44 AM

Australian broadcaster rejects BDS, will air Eurovision

Australian public broadcaster SBS says it will broadcast Eurovision from Israel next year despite petition calling for it to boycott.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2018, 6:01 AM

Britain will participate in Eurovision in Israel

BBC announces it will participate as planned, despite call by artists to boycott the event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2018, 10:58 PM

PA official: Don't hold Eurovision in Israel

PA official in charge of cultural affairs says holding Eurovision in Israel “whitewashes the Israeli occupation”.Elad Benari, 9/18/2018, 6:16 AM

Lodging prices in Tel Aviv skyrocket for Eurovision

Hotel prices rise, in some cases by over 1,000 percent, for weekend of Eurovision Song Contest, in anticipation of 20,000 extra tourists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 11:50 AM

Artists call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Roger Waters among group of more than 100 artists who call for boycott of Eurovision in 2019, which is to be held in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/8/2018, 1:05 AM

Security chief blasts Eurovision's 'galling' demands on Israel

Israel's Public Security Minister pushes back on Eurovision's 'disgraceful' demands on Israel as conditions for hosting music contest.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 10:41 AM

Eurovision's demands of Israel

European Broadcasting Union chairman says Israel must not curtail work by Eurovision performers on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 9:04 PM

Israel Eurovision contest saved

Israel's public broadcaster announces last-minute deal to keep next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.AFP, 8/14/2018, 8:07 PM

EBU: Eurovision to take place in Israel as planned

Associate of European Broadcasting Union says officials assured him Eurovision will be held in Israel despite concern over funding.Gary Willig, 8/13/2018, 9:58 PM

Netanyahu against more Eurovision funding

PM says public broadcasting corporation has more than enough money for next year's Eurovision contest, does not need more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 9:19 PM

Eurovision contest in danger

Israel Broadcasting Association warns Israel must pay 12 million Euros or lose right to hold Eurovision contest next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 5:57 PM

Another danger to the Eurovision contest in Israel?

Universal Music Group claims song that won 2018 Eurovision competition was plagiarized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2018, 9:37 PM

Report: Eurovision will be held in Tel Aviv

Official says 2019 Eurovision Song Contest most likely going to be held in Tel Aviv and not in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 6/25/2018, 5:46 AM

Netanyahu: Israel will not interfere in Eurovision

Netanyahu promises the government will not interfere in the 2019 Eurovision song contest, which Israel is scheduled to host.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2018, 5:08 AM

Turkish PM: Israel rigged Eurovision vote

Turkish PM Yıldırım says Netta Barzilai 'wasn't good,' 'imperialists' rigged the results to bring Eurovision to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2018, 9:28 PM

Israeli singer Noa says Eurovision shouldn't be held in J'lem

Singer blasts Donald Trump's relocation of US embassy to Jerusalem, says Eurovision shouldn't be held in Israeli capital.JTA, 6/14/2018, 5:35 PM

Government won't decide where Eurovision will take place

EBU tells Israel there is no problem with holding song competition in Jerusalem, provided venue is chosen in organized tender.Orli Harari, 6/11/2018, 6:36 AM

Kara learns lesson: 'I won't touch Eurovision'

Following cancellation of Israel-Argentina game, Communication Minister careful not to intervene in Eurovision lest it lead to cancellation.Mordechai Sones, 6/6/2018, 2:33 PM

Iceland could cancel participation in Eurovision 2019

Senior official says Iceland could cancel participation in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which is slated to be held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/29/2018, 4:34 AM

Gal Gadot invited to host Eurovision in Jerusalem

Will Israeli actress host 2019 Eurovision contest? Israeli network offers Gal Gadot top spot hosting contest expected to be held in J'lem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2018, 1:41 PM

Eurovision organizers dismiss reports of tensions with Israel

Eurovision organizers say reports of political tensions over Israel’s hosting of the contest next year are mere speculation.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/26/2018, 1:24 AM

Dutch broadcaster: Parody of Israeli song wasn't anti-Semitic

Dutch broadcaster BNNVARA denies that parody of Israel’s winning Eurovision song was anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2018, 3:07 AM

Will next Eurovision not take place in Israel?

Eurovision official comment hints next contest may not be held in Israel despite victory of Israel entrant Netta Barzilai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2018, 6:21 PM

Dutch state TV accused of anti-Semitism in Eurovision song spoof

Dutch state-funded television show spoofs Israel’s winning song, prompting protest over anti-Semitic lyrics linking Jews and money.JTA, 5/22/2018, 8:29 AM

Iceland will take part in J'lem Eurovision despite boycott call

Iceland vows to take part in next year's Eurovision event, to be held in Israel, despite boycott petition.JTA, 5/16/2018, 9:08 AM

'A collection of shouts'

Dr. Haggi Ben Artzi misses the Eurovision songs that reflected the Israeli spirit. 'This song does not represent Israel.'Benny Tocker, 5/16/2018, 7:48 AM

Dublin Mayor: Boycott Eurovision when Israel hosts it

Dublin Mayor Micheal Mac Donncha calls for Ireland to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019 when it is held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/15/2018, 5:45 AM

Netta Barzilai lands in Israel after Eurovision victory

Eurovison winner Netta Barzilai returns to Israel, thanks fans for their support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2018, 10:18 AM

Irish lawmakers call for boycott of Israel

Two European Parliament lawmakers from Ireland support boycotting Israel following Eurovision victory.Ben Ariel, 5/14/2018, 4:06 AM

Hackers attempt to knock Israeli out of Eurovision song contest

Anti-Israel hackers launch cyber attacks in bid to block votes for Israeli contestant at annual Eurovision music contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 10:56 AM

Israel qualifies for Eurovision finals

Netta Barzilai, Israel's representative in Eurovision Song Contest, qualifies for Saturday night's finals in Lisbon.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2018, 2:30 AM

BDS aims for 'zero points' for Israel in Eurovision

Ahead of annual song contest, BDS activists launch campaign calling for 'Zero points to the song of Israeli apartheid.'Tal Polon, 5/6/2018, 3:00 PM

Watch: Israeli Eurovision entry - in Yiddish

Netta Barzilai's 'Toy,' which will represent Israel in Eurovision contest this year, now in Yiddish. (Women singing)Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 11:53 AM

Europe panics: Has Israel quit Eurovision forever?

Israeli broadcaster tried to explain that official broadcasts have stopped, but was misunderstood in a big way.Hillel Fendel, 5/14/2017, 11:35 AM

Israelis vote for Jewish Belgian in Eurovision song contest

Zionist youth movement endorses Belgian member in Euro song contest.JTA, 5/14/2017, 7:40 AM

Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final took place Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.Shoshana Miskin, 5/15/2016, 8:44 AM

Haredi rap band Shtar hopes to make it at Eurovision

Citing Jewish theologians of old, band looks to make their mark in Israel as well as compete at Eurovision, after Shabbat of course.Raphael Poch, 12/14/2015, 11:33 AM

Germany withdraws anti-Semitic Eurovision candidate

Germany withdraws Xavier Nadoo as its contender for Eurovision following criticism over his use of anti-Semitic and homophobic slurs.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2015, 4:42 AM

Anti-Semitic singer to represent Germany at Eurovision Contest

Xavier Naidoo has repeatedly come under fire for questionable lyrical content against Jews and gays.Cynthia Blank, 11/22/2015, 7:45 AM

16-year-old Advances Israel to Eurovision Finals

Nadav Guedj passes semi-finals ahead of Saturday night showdown, bringing Israel to finals for first time in 5 years.Ari Yashar, 5/22/2015, 11:24 AM

Israeli Eurovision Contestant Barred From Wearing Galliano

Israel’s contestant in the international Eurovision music festival was barred from wearing a dress by designer John Galliano. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/14/2013, 1:11 PM

Terrorists Thwarted at Eurovision Contest in Azerbaijan

Terrorists were prevented from attacking during the Eurovision pop song competition in Azerbaijan last week.Chana Ya'ar, 5/30/2012, 4:37 PM

Baku: Iran Plotting Against Eurovision

Tehran has recalled its envoy to Azerbaijan as the country prepares to host the Eurovision contest; cites insults to 'Iranian Saints'Gabe Kahn, 5/22/2012, 9:48 PM