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  • No, Bono did not disguise himself as a Hasidic Jew

    December 5, 2014 | 1:31 pm

    Bono has dressed up in many styles throughout his career, from a classic leather-jacketed rock star to his Mr. Macphisto alter ego in the early ’90s.

    However, U2 guitarist The Edge recently gave the world a new outfit in which to imagine Bono: that of a Hasidic Jew.


  • Israeli “Celine Dion,” Persian sensation Andy and a song of unity

    By Ryan Torok

    August 6, 2012 | 12:16 pm

    Performing at the Greek Theatre last weekend, 23-year-old Israeli singer and philanthropist Liel Kolet joined Iranian-Armenian pop star Andy for a song of peace.

    The power ballad, “We Hear Your Voice,” brought together Andy and Kolet and musicians from across the world,...

  • U2’s Bono on surprise Israel visit

    April 10, 2012 | 10:30 am

    U2 lead singer Bono is on a personal visit to Israel.

    The Irish singer, whose given name is Paul David Hewson, was seen at a restaurant and bar in Jaffa port with friends, surrounded by tight security.

    U2 last performed in Israel in 1997; Bono reportedly does not have any current...

  • Bono Does Sukkot

    By Rob Eshman

    October 12, 2011 | 3:57 pm

    Two words you don’t often see in the same sentence: Bono and Sukkot.

    But the rocker/activist’s ONE advocacy group, which fights poverty in the Horn of Africa, released a PDF booklet yesterday that links the desperate situation in Africa with the ancient Jewish holiday.


  • Bill O’Reilly vs. Jon Stewart on Common controversy

    May 17, 2011 | 10:44 am

    Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart discuss rap artist and poet Common’s visit to the White House.

    Part 1

    Part 2

    Video courtesy of FoxNews.com.