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Your Daily Spiel For May 14

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Antonio Brown (Jeffrey Beall-Wikimedia Commons photo)

Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision song contest, marking Israel’s fourth time winning in the four decades they have participated. She performed her hit song Toy in Lisbon on Saturday. As winners, Israel will be hosting the finals next year.

A new study on how Poles treated Jews during the Holocaust concluded that two-thirds of the Jews that were hidden in occupied Poland did not survive the war. The Warsaw-based Center for Research on the Holocaust compiled 1,600 pages of research on this subject over the past five years.

The United States officially moved their new embassy to Jerusalem today. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of Gazan Palestinians sparked tension on the border of Israel and thousands protested in the West Bank. The U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump attended the ceremony.

Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver, has a synagogue in his mansion in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. He isn’t Jewish, but said that many of his friends are. Brown bought the house from Yizhak Toledano, an Israeli- real estate developer.