The country's candidate for this year, Kobi Marimi, faces a daunting mission to repeat Netta Barzilai's success, but history is against him
Marimi wins finals of 'The Next Star,' overcoming controversial vocalist Shefita; he will grace the stages of the song contest Israel is slated to host in May
Hotel rates in Tel Aviv are running as high as $6,370 for the week of the song contest in May
The Eurovision winner’s new song ‘Bassa Sababa’ could become an international hit. It mixes languages and melodies from various continents, the genre that ousted American pop from the top of the charts
The funky and futuristic music video stars a pink rhinoceros and cost almost a million shekels to produce
With their comedy-thriller miniseries 'Douze Points,' Asaf Zelicovitch and Yoav Hebel are racing the clock before the song contest takes place in Tel Aviv in real life
The largest-ever poll on the popularity of the BDS campaign in Britain won't make the movement leaders happy
19-year-old Bilal Hassani boasts an androgynous appearance, a keen queer social awareness, a dazzling array of wigs. He has some choice words for critics who say he's 'denigrating his Muslim heritage'
A talk with Hen Macabi, the Israeli illustrator who designed the cover for Netta Barzilai's much anticipated new single 'Bassa Sababa'
Signatories to letter say venue must change because of 'Israel's systematic violation of Palestinian human rights'; BBC rejects call
Television hosts Erez Tal, Assi Azar, and Lucy Ayoub will also host, while Madonna is reportedly in talks to perform
Campsite will be set up in the Yarkon Park, close to the EXPO Tel Aviv, where the pan-European music competition is to take place. The event is expected to attract over 10,000 international visitors
Total cost of producing the international song contest is 110m shekels, says Kan corporation; CEO worried about being able to repay the funds
Eurovision Chief Defends Next Year's Contest in Israel: 'We Don’t Want to Be Used Politically in Any Way'
Jon Ola Sand, the man who essentially runs the contest, predicts in a visit to Israel that BDS activists won’t flood the country next May – but warns that the city's reputation will suffer if there's not enough lodging for foreign fans
Announcement comes after broadcaster met with Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which is calling for a boycott of the event
North London band explains to The Independent why they signed a letter boycotting the event together with Roger Waters and Brian Eno
The song contest will attract 20,000 tourists, but will require $7 million in investment, a bigger performance arena and special Shabbat work permits for hotels
Test sample was small but the implications are huge: Non-animal meals triggered higher release of ‘satiety’ hormones
Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms,' about a young Israeli who moves to Paris, have been praised by critics as 'brilliant' and 'fearless'
Comment comes days after Netanyahu leaks video in which Bahrain's foreign minister is heard blaming lack of resolution to conflict on 'toxic' Iran