Support for BDS and opposition to Israeli Embassy funding spur the indie music acts to pull out of Pop-Kultur; Palestinian group slams Israeli effort to ‘art-wash’ image
‘Eurovision in Jerusalem? It isn’t at all a given,’ says head of Culture and Sport Ministry ■ Argentina canceled soccer game with Israel slated for Jerusalem
Transgender Israeli winner of 1998 Eurovision Song Contest says of her anti-Barbie successor 20 years later: ‘Our internal chicken calls on people to listen to us’
A victory for diversity or for propaganda? Can we look at this subject in a manner a little less polarizing, a way that doesn’t choose only one side in this story?
Head of contest’s committee says event must be held on Saturday night after Israel’s health minister demands it not impinge on the Sabbath
‘I’m happy we managed to create a reason to rejoice in a country in which does not have a lot of reasons to celebrate,’ she says upon her return from her Eurovision win
The event, slated to take place in Jerusalem, will draw tens of thousands of visitors as well as tens of millions of TV viewers
Banks went on a tweetstorm about the racism and rudeness she says she experienced while in Israel for her concert in Tel Aviv