According to The Jewish Chronicle, Ozzy Osbourne and his wife/manager Sharon spent a day touring around the Old City of Jerusalem ahead of his upcoming performance in Tel Aviv. Ozzy visited Holocaust museum Yad Vashem, he Western Wall and other tourist spots. He said, "We were very pleased to have the opportunity to come to Israel and visit the holy sites."

Check out photos from The Jewish Chronicle.

Ozzy plays his first concert ever in Israel on Tuesday night (September 28), staging a mini-Ozzfest in Tel Aviv that will also feature KORN on the bill. Asked why he never came to the country before, Ozzy told reporters, "I guess I was drunk for so many years," adding that politics had nothing to do with it: "I try to stay away from politics. They don't understand me and I don't understand them."

Several artists have stayed away from Israel in protest of the nation's policies toward the Palestinians, while other acts like METALLICA and ELTON JOHN have played there.


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