Irish Eurovision contestant threatened for performing in Israel

Ireland’s contestant in the Eurovision song contest says she received hundreds threats and abusive messages after performing in Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 6/4/2019, 11:00 PM

Tel Aviv Eurovision reaches 182 million viewers

Viewership of Eurovision song contest's Grand Final rises in 2019, as a total of 182 million viewers tune into the contest in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 2:03 PM

Hate prevails in Iceland

In Iceland, hate prevails from their joining the Nazi SS to their Eurovision BDS Nasties. Barry Shaw, 5/26/2019, 12:46 AM

Lag Ba’omer vs. Eurovision: The blessings and the curses

The rise of anti-Semitism and the curse of Exile.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 5/22/2019, 8:29 PM

Did Israel benefit from hosting Eurovision?

Did Israel miss the boat in using the competition to truly sanctify the Jewish Nation?The Land Of Israel Network, 5/21/2019, 4:01 PM

Iceland's provocation

Iceland delegation to Eurovision displays scarfs with Palestinian Arab flags as results announced.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2019, 5:36 AM

Israeli and PA flags accompany Madonna at Eurovision

Madonna's dancers appear on stage at Eurovision Song Contest with Israeli and Palestinian flags on their shirts.Yoni Kempinski, 5/19/2019, 5:11 AM

Netherlands wins Eurovision, Israel finishes 23rd

Representatives from 26 countries participated in Eurovision Song Contest, held in Israel for the third time in history of the competition.Yoni Kempinski, 5/19/2019, 4:48 AM

Netanyahu wishes Kobi Marimi success before Eurovision final

'Millions are watching you now and you know that the entire country is supporting you,' Netanyahu said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 10:28 PM

Protests against Shabbat desecration due to Eurovision

'We cannot accept a situation in which the most elementary values ​​of our people are trampled on all sides.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 9:50 PM

Judea and Samaria boycotted at Eurovision

'Kan deliberately excluded pictures of Judea and Samaria, which comprise about a quarter of the territory of the State of Israel.'Ido ben Porat, 5/17/2019, 2:34 PM

Eurovision on Shabbat: Chief Rabbi Lau's request

Rabbi Lau requests that the Jewish people refrain from working ten minutes before candle lighting and ten minutes after the end of Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 11:54 AM

Eurovision climax: The countries which made it to the final

The Shalva band's performance on Thursday night is met with enthusiastic applause with the crowd rising to their feet to cheer excitedly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 11:27 AM

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

Meet our man in the Eurovision

Days before the biggest moment of his life, Israeli singer Kobi Marimi sits down for a conversation discussing the weight on his shoulders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 11:32 PM

Eurovision: Millions of shekels - only thousands of tourists

The Tel Aviv municipality was expecting 20,000 tourists to flock to the city.Ofra Laks, 5/16/2019, 8:50 PM

Fatah calls to boycott Tel Aviv Eurovision

Ruling PA faction demands world boycott international song contest being held in Tel Aviv this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 5:40 PM

Banners in Hebron call out 'lies' of 'Breaking the Silence'

Pro-Israel banners hung in response to far-left group's billboard in Tel Aviv encouraging Eurovision tourists to join its Hebron tours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 1:53 PM

National broadcaster accuses Hamas of Eurovision webcast hack

Israel’s webcast of first Eurovision semifinal hacked  for several minutes, with images of bombs exploding in Tel Aviv set to ominous music.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/16/2019, 10:34 AM

'True peace is not made with a piece of paper'

President Rivlin participates in reception in honor of Europe Day.Orli Harari, 5/16/2019, 4:09 AM

Eurovision in Israel: The good, the bad and the ugly

The positive elements of hosting the contest and the ugly anti-Semitism that is sadly emanating from some European countries.Israel News Talk Radio, 5/15/2019, 11:46 PM

Haredi rabbis protest Eurovision Sabbath desecration

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky leads call for prayers in protest of Sabbath desecration caused by Saturday's Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/15/2019, 2:39 PM

Tel Aviv eyes tourism boon with 'amazing' Eurovision week

City hopes Eurovision song contest will draw more tourists - and future international events.Jonah Mandel, AFP, 5/15/2019, 10:05 AM

Israeli dies following work accident at site of Eurovision

66-year-old truck driver dies as a result of injuries sustained during work accident at Tel Aviv Expo ahead of Eurovision song contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 9:16 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

PM: Most Shabbat violators not Jewish

PM Netanyahu tells haredi parties most who would violate Shabbat for Eurovision are not Jewish, govt. does not run event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2019, 7:40 PM

Madonna refuses calls to back out of appearance in Israel

Pop singer says she's not backing down on plans to perform at Eurovision competition in Tel Aviv, despite pressure from BDS movement.David Rosenberg, 5/14/2019, 12:06 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

Former Miss Iraq responds to Roger Waters

Former Miss Iraq condemns former Pink Floyd member's latest anti-Israel rant: Use your power to bring people together.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 6:08 AM

PA: Israel 'exploits Eurovision to consolidate colonialism'

PA says it asked EBU to withdraw Eurovision promo material 'due to the cultural role it plays in normalizing occupation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 8:02 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

Israel’s Eurovision planners say rockets won’t stop the music

Wave of rocket attacks from Gaza Strip won't interfere with upcoming Eurovision competition in Tel Aviv, say organizers.Sam Sokol, JTA, 5/7/2019, 9:44 AM

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

Only in Israel: Kabbalat Shabbat for Eurovision tourists

About 10,000 tourists are expected to be in the Tel Aviv area for the Eurovision contest which will take place during the week of May 12.Sara Rubenstein, 4/19/2019, 10:29 AM

From the IDF Rabbinate band to the Eurovision stage

Mark performs at weddings and is also the leading role in the musical 'Rewrite The World.'Ido ben Porat, 3/29/2019, 12:44 PM

Israel's Eurovision entry revealed

Kobi Marimi's song "Home" will represent Israel in the May competition. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 11:16 PM

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

Edelstein: EU policy to blame for Eurovision protests

Knesset Speaker tells EU ambassadors their governments cannot obsess over Israeli policy and be surprised at anti-Israel protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 4:45 PM

How much will Eurovision tickets cost?

Tickets for Eurovision in Tel Aviv will range from 1,150 shekels for seating far away from stage to 2,000 shekels for perks in Green Room.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 9:43 AM

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

Spanish filmmaker calls to boycott Israeli-hosted Eurovision

At Spanish award ceremony, winner of best documentary film calls for boycott of 2019 Eurovision, which is set to be hosted by Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/12/2019, 2:37 PM

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