Eurovision: Israeli performer breaks into tears on stage

Watch: Kobi Marimi sings 'Home,' breaks down in tears as the song ends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 11:44 PM

MASA participants: Vote Israel in Eurovision

International campaign to promote Israel's song in Eurovision among Jewish young people around the world is gaining momentum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 1:04 AM

Watch: Shalva Band in the Eurovision semi-finals

The Shalva Band, which quit the Eurovision selection contest so as not to desecrate the Sabbath, performs at the semi-finals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 12:01 AM

Hackers break into Israeli Broadcasting Corporation's site

Pro-Palestinian hackers believed to be behind attack on website of Israeli Broadcasting Corporation during Eurovision semi-final.Yoni Kempinski, 5/15/2019, 3:34 AM

10 countries selected for Eurovision final

First Eurovision semi-final held in Tel Aviv. 10 countries selected for Eurovision final on Saturday.Orli Harari, 5/15/2019, 12:36 AM

Watch: Eurovision bloggers feel 'safe' and 'welcome' in Israel

'I think it’s funny when someone calls to boycott Eurovision because of the situation. In Gaza something like this would not be possible.'Yoni Kempinski, 5/14/2019, 11:01 AM

Madonna arriving in Israel on Wednesday

Famed singer to perform at Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 3:32 PM

Israeli man seriously injured at site of Eurovision contest

66-year-old Israeli worker in serious condition following work accident at site slated for Eurovision competition.Yoni Kempinski, 5/13/2019, 12:51 PM

New arrangement for Israeli Eurovision entry revealed

After receiving heavy criticism for being 'depressing,' song representing Israel in contest gets new arrangement, with new clip.Rafael Levy, 5/12/2019, 2:31 PM

Breaking the Silence uses Eurovision to bash Israel

Extreme organization Breaking the Silence posts signs calling on Eurovision tourists to take part in their propaganda tours in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 11:29 AM

Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Band representing Iceland at Tel Aviv Eurovision competition supports BDS, seeks to 'eliminate capitalism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:06 AM

Watch: Croation Eurovision composer sings Jewish music hit

Jacques Houdek, composer of Croatian entry in Eurovision and part of Croatian delegation that arrived in Israel, sings Yonatan Razel hit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 9:47 AM

Gaza artists call for boycott of Eurovision

Gazan artists call on Eurovision contestants to boycott the competition, claim Israel using the event to "perpetuate oppression".Elad Benari, 5/9/2019, 3:40 AM

A crazy Israeli dream come true whose logo is a flying camel

From Tel Aviv's 1932 Orient Fair in a city of 100,000 to today's Expo Tel Aviv's hosting the Eurovision, is just a short ride on a flying camel. Iris Mazel, 5/8/2019, 11:57 PM

Will the Gaza flare-up cost Eurovision 2019?

Eurovision 2019 contestants started arriving in Israel and are touring country. How are Eurovision producers and contestants reacting?i24News, 5/7/2019, 5:01 PM

Iceland's Eurovision contestant active BDS supporter; Deri told

Attorney Nati Rom: 'Hatari band, which will represent Iceland in Eurovision Song Contest, supports boycott of Israel and works for it.'Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2019, 4:13 PM

Israel allegedly ordered IDF: End operations before Eurovision

Government orders army to 'achieve necessary operational goals' in weekend fighting with Hamas before Independence Day and Eurovision.Sam Sokol - JTA, 5/6/2019, 10:31 PM

MK Erdan: Eurovision won't deter us from hitting terrorists hard

The escalation in the Gaza Strip on the eve of Independence Day and the week before Eurovision is not a coincidence.Sara Rubenstein, 5/5/2019, 4:30 PM

British celebrities reject boycott of Eurovision

British celebrities sign letter speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year’s Eurovision song contest which will be held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/1/2019, 6:39 AM

IDF deploys more Iron Dome systems

Defense establishment prepares for Hamas escalation scenarios ahead of Remembrance and Independence Days and Eurovision Song Contest.Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2019, 7:07 PM

Eurovision winner: Boycott calls spread darkness

Israeli singer Netta Barzilai, who won last year's Eurovision song contest, slams calls to boycott this year's contest in Israel.AFP, 4/29/2019, 5:16 PM

Roger Waters demands Madonna cancel Eurovision peformance

Anti-Israel activist pressures Madonna to bow out of Eurovision, claims to be fighting for 'human rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 2:40 PM

Following Hamas video: More Iron Dome systems

Hamas threatens to destroy celebrations in Tel Aviv. IDF takes no chances, orders Iron Dome batteries deployed in country center.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2019, 10:42 PM

BDS activists to Madonna: Cancel Eurovision performance

Palestinian Arab academics and intellectuals call on pop singer to abandon her plans to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.Elad Benari, 4/11/2019, 6:21 AM

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel.

Pop star Madonna to take the stage at Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv on May 28.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 4/8/2019, 9:36 PM

Eurovision Song Contest 'irritated enough' with Israeli security

European culture contest management sends frantic letter to PM demanding Israeli protection: 'Consequences could be disastrous.'Mordechai Sones, 4/1/2019, 8:11 PM

Western Wall nixed for Eurovision

Public broadcaster rejects tourist sites in Judea and Samaria for contest imagery. Western Wall only to be shown with Israel delegation.Tal Polon, 3/28/2019, 8:28 AM

Eurovision tickets sold within an hour and a half

10,000 tickets for 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv sold out after an hour and a half. Another sale will start around Passover.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2019, 4:12 AM

Ukraine will not participate in this year's Eurovision

Ukrainian broadcaster pulls out of international song contest in Tel Aviv after singer refuses demand to boycott Russia.Gary Willig, 2/27/2019, 8:44 PM

Tel Aviv recruiting volunteers to assist Eurovision tourists

Ahead of Eurovision contest to be held in Tel Aviv, municipality issues call for volunteers to assist visiting tourists and journalists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 6:34 PM

Kobi Marimi to represent Israel in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Singer Kobi Marimi wins television competition “Hakohav Haba” (Rising Star) and will represent Israel at Euroivion in May.Orli Harari, 2/12/2019, 11:49 PM

Settlement in Israeli Eurovision intellectual property dispute

Rock star Jack White now credited as co-writer of Israeli entry "Toy" over sonic similarities to his song "Seven Nation Army."Gabe Friedman, JTA, 2/10/2019, 2:58 PM

Western entertainers adopt coward-bully trend against Israel

A new anti-Jewish poison circulates in the wealthy and chattering European classes. Giulio Meotti, 2/10/2019, 2:55 PM

Britain: BDS activists protest Israel hosting of Eurovision

Dozens of BDS activists protest in Manchester against Israel hosting the Eurovision Song Contest this year.Elad Benari, 2/10/2019, 5:33 AM

Popular singer in Iceland compares Jews to Nazis

Iceland’s former representative to Eurovision calls on Iceland to pull out of the event since it is being held in Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/7/2019, 7:40 AM

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

'Inclusive' European Broadcasting Union excludes Orthodox Jews

Band quits program as three members are Shabbat observant and will be forced to violate Shabbat; inclusive Europe won't budge.Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2019, 5:50 PM

Shalva Band "Dares to Dream” to keep Shabbat at Eurovision

The Shalva Band is composed of eight Israeli musicians with physical and mental disabilities who have not let their limitations stop themArutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 1:12 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

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

Tel Aviv approves 'tent city' ahead of Eurovision

Municipality to establish temporary campsite to accommodate 2,000 tourists in Israel for annual song contest, held this year in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 2:13 PM

Pop sensation won't perform at Shabbat-desecrating Eurovision

Superstar Omer Adam refuses to perform at Eurovision contest amid fears he would be forced to desecrate Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 1/10/2019, 2:45 PM

2019 Eurovision logo revealed

Selling of tickets for Eurovision 2019, to take place at Tel Aviv Expo, will begin at end of January via Leaan ticket office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 2:17 PM

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

Report finds Arab anti-Israel incitement on the rise

Strategic Affairs Ministry finds PA, Hamas fanning flames of anti-Israel hatred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 4:17 PM

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

It's official: Tel Aviv to host Eurovision

EBU announces annual song contest will be held in Tel Aviv. Culture Minister: I preferred Jerusalem, but Tel Aviv will do a fine job.Tal Polon, 9/13/2018, 2:08 PM

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

European broadcasters visit Israel over Eurovision

Heads of EBU meet with Israeli broadcasters and reps of J'lem, Tel Aviv and Eilat, ahead of decision on city to host the song contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 8:02 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

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