Monday, January 15, 2007
According to the New York Daily News, the Beastie Boys will be appearing in a public service announcement that condemns anti-Islamic sentiment with Rabbi Marc Schneier, the leader of the New York Synagogue. The message of the PSA will be that "Muslims and Jews can and should get along." It is being produced by the band's old pal, Russell Simmons, who is partners with Schneier in the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding. Last year, Simmons produced and appeared in a public service announcement that denounced anti-Seminitism with rapper Jay-Z [Quicktime video].