News Digest: Israel Wins the Eurovision Song Contest
“The Eurovision next year in Jerusalem. Bezalel St. will be blocked for sure. Don’t say I didn’t tell you so.”
– Tomer Hacohen in Nachlaot FB page
Yesterday Neta said ‘thank you for choosing different!’
And this is the whole essence:
Jerusalem is different.
Jerusalem is a variety of people and events and lives that are all mixed into one; those who are afraid, those who celebrate, love, hate and, above all, especially love this city.
We have a year to strengthen our tolerance muscle (which is already on the way to becoming stronger anyway!) in order to prove to Europe that Jerusalem is the global capital of tolerance, and that its residents are the ambassadors of tolerance […]”
– Michal Shilor
“Watch: Yeshiva students dance to Israeli Eurovision hit.
At the wedding of a yeshiva student held last week in Bnei Brak, Amiran Dvir and his orchestra performed their own version of the Israeli song performed this [Saturday] evening at the International Eurovision Competition in Lisbon.”
– BeHadrei Haredim