Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons kisses the stones of the Western Wall, 

Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons kisses the stones of the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, June 21, 2012. The cofounder of the pioneering Def Jam Recordings record label, which has represented such artists like the Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J and Kanye West, is in Israel on the invitation of Israeli President Shimon Peres.(AP Photo/Blake Sobczak)
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Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons kisses the stones of the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, June 21, 2012. The cofounder of the pioneering Def Jam Recordings record label, which has represented such artists like the Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J and Kanye West, is in Israel on the invitation of Israeli President Shimon Peres.(AP Photo/Blake Sobczak)
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