Farewell, Jewish Justin Bieber!
Edon Pinchot, the kid, the smooth voice, and the yarmulke, was eliminated from “America’s Got Talent” last night at the semifinals stage.
It was quite the run for the 14-year-old Sabbath observant heartthrob from Skokie, Ill. During his final act, judge Howie Mandel told him that he is “the best singer of the competition.” In fact, Mandel commented on Edon’s Judaism several times, including his repeated insistence that “Jew are terrific!”
So now Edon returns to the Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Chicago as a minor celebrity with a bright future, and we have these videos:
1. Auditions: “Good Life” by One Republic
2. 2nd Round: “Without You” by David Guettta
3. Quarterfinals: “Titanium” by David Guetta
4. Edon passes the 4th elimination