Why I Don’t Want Israel’s Song to Win Eurovision

‘Golden Boy’ is a faux Mizrahi pop song performed by Nadav Guedj, the 16-year-old winner of ‘Rising Star.’ That’s why this writer is rooting for Estonia.

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Based on all accepted criteria for rating a pop song, “Golden Boy” – Israel’s official entry for this week’s Eurovision Song Contest – is pretty poor. Or worse. Internal logic and emotional development are not...