israel

Eurovision 2019

This Eurovision Has Been a Nightmare

Here are some photos that show why hosting an international pop competition in a world-famous conflict zone can make things a little tricky.
Chris Bethell
5.17.19
palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organisers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.16.19
Eurovision

Inside Tel Aviv and the Most Political Eurovision in History

Israel wants the competition to be a celebration of its values, while protesters are trying to stop the government from hijacking the narrative.
Michael Segalov
5.16.19
Music

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.14.19
Eurovision 2019

Why This Year's Eurovision Song Contest Is So Controversial

Israel is set to host the song contest against a backdrop of protests, boycotts and political propaganda.
Michael Segalov
5.9.19
Hacking

Israel Bombing ‘Cyber Operatives’ Isn’t Cyber War, It’s Just War

Experts in cybersecurity and conflict warn that it’s too early to draw dramatic conclusions about Israel’s strike against the alleged Hamas cyber headquarters.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Ben Makuch
5.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Israeli Scientists Just Created the World's First 3D-Printed Heart

What a time to be alive.
Shamani Joshi
4.18.19
Munchies

This Grandma-Run Tel Aviv Cafe Has No Set Hours and Serves Whatever It Wants

The cafe is on HaCarmel Street and has a bright blue door. There’s no name or address, but if you’re intrigued enough, you’ll find it.
Rachel Myerson
3.6.19
Munchies

Crucified Ronald McDonald Sculpture Causes Absolute Shitstorm at Israeli Art Museum

Church leaders are not lovin' it.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.16.19
Essays

How Palestinians in Israel Use Music to Break Borders

Partying within a conservative culture isn't easy, let alone when movement is restricted. These groups are hoping to change that.
Niloufar Haidari
11.22.18
not an ad

How I Tracked Down the Delicious Israeli Pudding of My Childhood

Milky is iconic for those who grew up in Israel in the 80s, but proved to be a feat to find stateside.
Yael Grauer
11.19.18
power rankings

Noisey Power Rankings: 8 - 12 October

Lana Del Rey has her second consecutive Good-Ass Week, but Shaggy 2 Dope drops wayyyyyy down for his failed dropkick heard 'round the world.
Noisey Staff
10.15.18
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