Eurovision

Iron Dome Deployed Ahead of Eurovision in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV – Ahead of what is expected to be an eventful but tense-filled May, the IDF on Tuesday deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system throughout the country after a rocket was launched from Gaza the previous night. 

Two rockets fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv area: army

Palestinian Journalists Call for Boycott of Eurovision in Israel

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate on Wednesday called to boycott the 2019 Eurovision Contest, scheduled to take place in May in Tel Aviv, despite the journalists’ claim that the music event may be held in “occupied Palestine.”

Tel Aviv beats out Jerusalem to host 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

BDS Fail: Netanyahu Does Chicken Wings In Honor of Israel’s Eurovision Smash Hit

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made chicken arms as he walked into the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in honor of Netta Barzilai’s victory at the Eurovision song contest the night before. He also opened his remarks by saying “Boker TOY,” a play on the Hebrew phrase for “good morning,” using the name of Barzilai’s song. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Economic Club of Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Eurovision, A Well-Oiled Diplomatic Machine

In an ideal world, the Eurovision Song Contest would be all about music and cross-border camaraderie. In reality, delicate diplomacy is essential to prevent politics from spilling into the annual glitz fest. A cast of hopeful artists from 26 countries

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