Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976
Israel took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976. The country was represented by Chocolate, Menta, Mastik with the song "Emor Shalom" written by Ehud Manor and composed by Matti Caspi. they was selected by Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) in an internal selection since then four years their début at the contest in 1973, the Israeli broadcaster, to represent the country at the contest, held in The Hague, Netherlands.
Chocolate, Menta, Mastik, who had already been chosen to represent Israel, sang three songs in the final. A jury chose the best song. The final was hosted by Ehud Manor, the songwriter of the winning song.
| Draw || Song || Informal translation || Place|
| 1 || "Emor Shalom" (אמור שלום) || Say Hello || 1st|
| 2 || "Keshet BeAnan" (קשת בענן) || Rainbow || 3rd|
| 3 || "Ze tov, Ze tov" (זה טוב, זה טוב) || That's good, That's good || 2nd|
The ensemble performed fourth on the night of the contest, following Germany and preceding Luxembourg. At the close of the voting, the song had received 77 points, placing Israel in fourth out of a field of 18 competing countries (the highest being 10 from Italy). The Israeli jury awarded its 12 points to the United Kingdom. The Israeli spokesperson revealing the result of the Israeli vote in the final was Yitzhak Shim'oni.
Points awarded to Israel
Points awarded to Israel (Final)
- United Kingdom
Points awarded by Israel
|12 points|| United Kingdom|
|10 points|| Austria|
|8 points|| Netherlands|
|7 points|| Monaco|
|6 points|| Finland|
|5 points|| France|
|4 points|| Switzerland|
|3 points|| Ireland|
|2 points|| Italy|
|1 point|| Belgium|