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rabbi Meir Mazuz israel coronavirus

An Orthodox rabbi has claimed the spread of the coronavirus in his home country of Israel and globally is divine retribution for “evil” gay pride parades. The Times of Israel reported Rabbi Meir Mazuz, head of the Kiseh Rahamim yeshiva in the city of Bnei Brak, made the remarks at a service on Saturday. During …

kate miller heidke eurovision song contest 2019 semi final

The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest, as Australia’s Kate Miller-Heidke finished ninth. Laurence scored 492 points with his ballad “Arcade” at the grand final in Tel Aviv, Israel on Sunday morning. “This is to dreaming big, this is to music first always,” Laurence said following the win. Australia’s Kate Miller-Heidke …

kate miller heidke eurovision song contest 2019 semi final

Australia’s Kate Miller-Heidke has been voted into the grand final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after a dazzling performance at the first semi final. The 37-year-old Queenslander took to the stage in Tel Aviv, Israel about 6am AEST on Wednesday to belt out an operatic rendition of Zero Gravity, a song inspired by her …

israel Madonna eurovision song contest

Organisers of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest and Madonna’s team are reportedly in talks for her to perform during this year’s competition in Israel. Tel Aviv, Israel will serve as this year’s host after Netta Barzilai won last year’s contest in Portugal. According to multiple media reports, Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams spent the last month …

Jessica Mauboy

SBS has confirmed Australia will compete in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but the anticipated Asia Pacific version of the contest has been put on ice. SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid told TV Tonight that previously announced plans for a local version of Eurovision had proven too challenging. “It’s probably been my one disappointment. I …

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 winner for Israel, Netta, performed Toy at the popular music event

Israel’s win at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 has come under a legal cloud after a major music label accused singer Netta’s entry of copyright infringement. Universal Music has sent an intention to sue notice to the Israeli songwriters behind Netta’s track Toy, The Times of Israel has reported. The singer’s quirky and infectious performance …

Meet Imri Ziv, the hunky singer Israel is sending to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Imri was voted the winner of local singing competition HakoKhav HaBa, and will perform his summery track “I Feel Alive” at Eurovision in Kyiv, Ukraine this week. The Eurovision Song Contest will screen on SBS in primetime from May 12, …