Israel wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest – Next year in Jerusalem
? BREAKING: Israel wins 2018 #Eurovision Song Contest with “Toy” by Netta Barzilai. Next year in Jerusalem!
“Next time in Jerusalem!” Netta shouted in her post-win interview.
After her performance, Barzilai tweeted, “I’ve given all my heart and soul to #Eurovision, and now it’s your turn”—calling voters to cast their ballots for her song.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu himself chimed in, tweeting, “Netta, kaparah ala’ich (an Israeli term of endearment)” while world renowned Israeli actress Gal Gadot published an Instagram post calling on her 19.5 million followers to vote for Netta.