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Posts Tagged: Eurovision Israel

June 5, 2019 12:22 pm

Irish Singer Faces Death Threats, Online Abuse After Competing in Eurovision in Israel

A singer who recently represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel revealed that she was harassed and threatened online after performing in the...

May 20, 2019 2:16 pm

Icelandic Band Claims Pro-Palestinian Eurovision Stunt Came From ‘Hope, Not Hatred’

The Icelandic band Hatari is defending itself against widespread criticism after it displayed Palestinian flag scarves at the Eurovision finals in Tel Aviv. The BDSM-themed band...

May 20, 2019 8:38 am

Israeli Host Expects ‘Punishment’ for Iceland Over Palestinian Flag Display at Eurovision

The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's...

May 20, 2019 8:06 am

Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following their heartwarming performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Thursday night. "Was so proud...

May 19, 2019 9:49 am

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Contest; Madonna Flag Display Causes Stir

The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian...

May 18, 2019 1:56 pm

On Eurovision Final Day, Israelis Cheer

As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to...

May 17, 2019 11:36 am

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late spring sun ahead of the...

May 17, 2019 11:22 am

Madonna Gets Into Eurovision Groove in Tel Aviv

Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv...

May 16, 2019 10:02 am

Actress Rachel McAdams Attends Eurovision in Israel to Research New Film Role

Canadian actress Rachel McAdams is currently in Israel researching for her upcoming role in the new comedy "Eurovision," and was photographed at the annual international singing competition, which is...

May 15, 2019 10:11 am

Israeli Technology Experts and Digital Artists Use Computer to Create Ultimate Eurovision Song

CTech - "Blue Jeans & Bloody Tears," an algorithmically-generated song performed as a duet between man and machine, has set out to be the unofficial...

May 15, 2019 6:31 am

Barring Eurovision From Jerusalem Is a Win for the BDS Movement

The refusal of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to allow the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest to take place in Jerusalem exposed the gap that remains...

May 14, 2019 6:54 am

Madonna, Ahead of Eurovision Appearance in Tel Aviv, Says She Won’t Bow ‘to Suit Someone’s Political Agenda’

Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to...

May 13, 2019 9:52 am

Eurovision Contestants Walk the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv

Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Aviv's "Culture Square" on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019, brushing aside security...

May 3, 2019 10:51 am

Tourists Visiting Israel for Eurovision to Get Free Pre-Charged Bus Passes

CTech - Tourists visiting Israel for the Eurovision song contest will receive pre-charged public transportation cards at no cost, Pcentra Ltd. the company operating the country’s...


Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...


Israel’s Upstream Wins Funding to Expand in Automotive Cybersecurity

Israel's Upstream Security has secured $30 million in funding from a wide range of global automakers and venture capital firms as it looks to tap into the increasingly competitive market...

Middle East

Pentagon Chief Visits Saudi Arabia as Tensions Simmer With Iran

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with tensions simmering between the United States and Iran, and Russia seeking to increase its regional influence. Esper is likely...

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