2018 Breaking News Israel Latest News Israel: 12 artists advance to next round By Sean Tarbuck Posted on January 8, 2018 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr HaKokhav HaBa rumbles on over in Israel, and following the second round of duels culminating this evening, ten acts have progressed into the next round of the competition, alongside two previously eliminated artists that were saved! Asaf Amdursky, Keren Peles, Harel Ska’at, Static & Ben El-Tavori alongside guest judge Ninet Tayeb presided over the show once more and helped to select the successful acts for the next round. The complete list of finalists is as follows; Rinat Bar (saved) Riki Ben Ari Jonathan Mergui Netta Barzilai Ravit Batashvili Chen Aharoni Sarit Hativa Eden Meiri Shay & Gilad Adva Omer (saved) José Steinberg Howie Danao These twelve acts will now advance to the next round of the competition to select Israel’s performer for Lisbon 2018, although it has not yet been confirmed what format the next round will take. As ever #YOU can watch the performances from the show HERE. Who do #YOU like the most in this year’s competition? Share your thoughts with us on our forum HERE or join the discussion below and on social media!