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  • Dozens arrested in alleged Eurovision terror plot

    May 30, 2012 | 3:33 pm

    A group of terrorists planned to stage attacks in Baku during the Eurovision Song Contest, including targeting the Azerbaijan hotel where the Israeli contestants were staying.

    Azerbaijan’s security minister said Wednesday that police had arrested about 40 suspects in the planned...

  • Turkish Jews celebrate country’s Eurovision pick, but singer would prefer quiet about his religion

    January 18, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Turkey’s Jews are pleased as can be that for the first time, a Jew will be representing their country at the Eurovision song contest.

    But the singer, Can Bonomo, isn’t exactly trumpeting his accomplishment - at least not the Jewish part.

    “We would like to inform that Mr. Can Bonomo...

  • An Unlikely Inspiration

    By Larry Derfner

    May 14, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Early Sunday morning, just before 1 a.m. Israelitime, a roar was heard coming out of living rooms across the country.Israel had just won the annual Eurovision Song Contest, held thisyear in Birmingham, England, and watched by as many as 100 million TVviewers in Europe and Asia....