Photo Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90
A rehearsal ahead of the second semi final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on May 15, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Two hundred million people are expected to view the Eurovison Song Contest, this year held in Israel. Though hosting the contest is great for tourism and general Israeli public relations, it’s not all ‘la-di-da’ with the BDS protests and missile threats from Gaza.

Tamar Yonah Speaks with Barry Shaw (from ) about the positive elements of hosting the contest, as well as the ugly antisemitism that is sadly emanating from some European countries.