Pop icon Madonna is on her way to Israel so she can delve deeper into her newfound Kabbalah faith. However, the trip is likely to stir up controversy among those who believe Madonna’s involvement in the growing popularity of the movement is nothing more than a trend that demeans their religious beliefs, according to Reuters.
&to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/19/95/381/13739_yakov.html' target=_blank>Madonna, who was raised Catholic wears a traditional Kabbalah red string on her wrist and say she is serious about her belief in Jewish mysticism and annoyed by accusations her faith is trend related, according to Reuters. According to Straits Times, the star even refuses to perform on the Jewish Sabbath.
According the SKY, the star is in Tel Aviv, where security is tight, on a three-day celebration of the Jewish New Year. After seven years following the religion, which claims to offer a path to spiritual enlightenment, she has even changed her name to the Hebrew, Esther.