Donald Trump incurs the ire of Bono by way of the Jewish poet Emma Lazarus in U2’s performance of “Liberty.”
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres may be a big U2 fan, but it seems like Bono is an even bigger Shimon Peres fan.
The Irish crooner showed his appreciation for a Jewish-deli feast by leaving a rock-star-size tip for a veteran server.
In an interview with a CBS radio station, U2’s The Edge revealed that lead singer Bono likes to ride around New York City dressed as a Hasidic Jew.
The Christian influences of U2 have been known for a long time. The Father, Son and Holy Ghost aren’t Bono’s only religious role models, Seth Rogovoy writes.
Hillel Tigay has come a long way since his days when he performed as Dr. Dreidel. His new album ‘Judeo’ draws on sounds from Peter Gabriel, U2, and the Beach Boys.
U2’s front man Bono left a poem at his Jerusalem hotel after his recent visit. It included a sketch of a dog named Hope and the phrase: ‘Hope springs eternal.’
Bono would like Sukkot observers enjoying their bountiful meals in the sukkah to take a moment from their celebration to think about famine in Africa. ONE, the grassroots advocacy organization that the U2 musician founded to fight poverty and preventable disease in Africa, has put out a special Sukkot 2011 guide to educate people on the issue and its relevance to the Jewish harvest festival.
How does Leonardo DiCaprio look in a yarmulke? We might get a chance to find out. The (UK) Daily Mail reports the 36-year-old, Catholic-born megastar may convert to Judaism as a step toward nuptials with his Israeli supermodel girlfriend Bar Refaeli. “A source” apparently told the Daily Mail that “Leo’s sudden intense interest in Israel, its culture and religion is the clearest sign yet that he intends to marry Bar.” DiCaprio “has been staying with her in a hotel in Tel Aviv for a few days at a time recently so that he can avoid the photographers outside her apartment in a nearby suburb,” according to the source.
A former bad boy of Israeli rock is set to perform his first concert pro Bono.