Madonna eyes Messiah house

Madonna is trying to buy a house overlooking the Sea of Galilee at the place where followers of her Kabbalist faith expect the Messiah to appear to herald world peace. Representatives of the 47-year-old American singer have been cold-calling homeowners in the picturesque mountain retreat of Rosh Pina and offering to pay any price to […]

Case against Kabbalah Center director closed

The Tel Aviv Magistrates Court decided on Tuesday to close the investigation against Shaul Youdkevitch, director of the Tel Aviv Kabbalah Center, who is suspected of extorting money out of a dying cancer patient. The case was closed after the woman’s husband, who filed the complaint against Youdkevitch, decided to drop the charges.

Madonna asks Kabbalah rabbis for help to save her marriage

Madonna has enlisted the help of Kabbalah rabbis to save her marriage. The singer has sought advice from the leaders of the religious sect in London amid rumours she is planning to separate from her husband. They have advised her not to do anything until after the festival of Passover, in April, which they believe […]

Kabbalists hold prayers to rectify sexual sins

Kabbalists and their followers in dozens of Kabbalah yeshivot across the country this week began a six-week regimen of special prayers and fasting, known as Tikkun Shovavim or Tikkun Habrit, to rectify the spiritual damage caused by sex-related transgressions and, more specifically, nocturnal emissions. “These six weeks are particularly propitious for the expiation of these […]

Kabbalah guru denies allegations

Shaul Youdkevitch, director of Tel Aviv Kabbalah Center, who was suspected of swindling, extorting money from dying cancer patient Leah Zunis, responds to allegations: ‘We operate like a kibbutz. People work, their earnings go into a communal kitty which is distributed among everyone for their sustenance. People who donate know exactly where they money is […]

Kabbalah’s (dark) secrets – Part Three

Part three of special report: How a Navy officer is led to believe that his loving girlfriend is Satan • Part One | Part Two | Part Three Ruth Bronshtat (48) of Carmiel was a member of the Kabbalah Center for eight years, where she says she lost all of her belongings. “ We were […]

Kabbalah’s (dark) secrets – Part 2

Part two of special report: Overpriced ‘holy water’ and the power of celebrity • Part One | Part Two | Part Three Last Tuesday, at eight thirty in the evening, the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv held a “guest’s evening” to explain its “practices” and doctrine. The manager, Shaul Youdkevitch, was absent. A day earlier, […]

Kabbalah’s (dark) secrets – Part 1

Special report: The terrible price paid by innocent Kabbalah Center followers • Part One | Part Two | Part Three Anat (not her real name) is currently staying at the closed ward of a psychiatric hospital in Israel. For more than a week she has been lying in bed, suffering from depression, and surviving by […]

Kabbalah victim: I couldn’t keep quiet

Boris Zunis painfully recounts how Kabbalah center bilked his dying wife Leah.’ I felt that if I don’t pay the money I would be contributing to her death,’ he says Kabbalah guru Shaul Youdkevitch cynically manipulated a dying woman for the sake of greed, the woman’s husband charges in an exclusive, heart-rending interview with Ynet. […]

Police question Kabbalah guru’s wife

Shaul Youdkevitch sent to house arrest over fraud charges; wife may also be involved The Tel Aviv District Police Fraud Division on Tuesday afternoon interrogated under warning the CEO of the Israeli Kabbalah Center, Osnat Youdkevitch, whose husband, Shaul Youdkevitch, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of exploiting and deceiving a cancer patient. Shaul Youdkevitch is […]

Madonna defends Kabbalah

Madonna has mounted a strong defence of her devotion to the Kabbalah faith, saying: “It would be less controversial if I joined the Nazi party.” She dismissed claims the religion is a cult and suggested people should be more tolerant. Madonna and her husband Guy Ritchie have been ridiculed for their devotion to the Jewish-based […]

Madonna’s Kabbala guru accused of extorting money

Shaul Youdkevitch, the Kabbala guru who drew Madonna to Israel a year ago, has been placed under house arrest by a court in Tel Aviv court on suspicion of extorting more than £28,000 from a terminally ill cancer patient. Police claim Mr Youdkevitch and rabbis running the Israel Kabbala Centre persuaded Leah Zonis and her […]

Kabbalah Center head charged with defrauding cancer patient

The Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court extended the remand Sunday night of Shaul Youdkevitch, director of the Israel Kabbalah Center. Police suspect that Youdkevitch, along with others at the center, exploited a cancer patient and her husband by fraudulently extracting tens of thousands of dollars in exchange for assurances that the center would assist her recovery. […]

Kabbalah guru arrested for fraud

Police arrest Sunday Shaul Youdkevitch, head of Kabbalah Center in Israel, on suspicion he extracted money from cancer patient, convinced her donations will make her recover from illness A woman suffering from cancer was talked into paying tens of thousands of dollars to the Israeli Kabbalah Center, on the pretext that the donation would help […]

Some Rabbis Criticize New Madonna Song

JERUSALEM — A song on Madonna’s upcoming album dedicated to a Kabbalist rabbi is drawing criticism from other rabbis, the Israeli Maariv daily reported Sunday. The album, “Confessions on a Dance Floor,” is to be released on Nov. 15 and features a track entitled “Isaac” about Yitzhak Luria, a 16th century Jewish mystic and Kabbalah […]

Madge wants Oprah on kabbala team

Will Oprah join the kabbala cabal? Madonna has been talking up the mystical form of Judaism to the already-spiritual talk-show queen for two years, in hopes that her fellow icon could help bring the Artist Occasionally Known as Esther’s belief system to mainstream America, according to our source. The U.K.-based pop star has sent Oprah […]

The Fall of Mr. Madonna

Once He Was Cinema’s Hottest Property. But Critics Say His New Film, Which Opened Last Night, is a Total Turkey. So is Guy Ritchie’s Obsession With Kabbalah or Being Under His Wife’s Thumb to Blame? When Guy Ritchie directed his wife Madonna in the film Swept Away, the critics had a field day, labelling it […]

Kabbalah is only science for Guy Ritche

While pop singer Madonna is passionate about the Jewish cult religion Kabbalah, her husband Guy Ritche insists it is a science rather than a religion, and is planning to throw light on it in his upcoming documentary. The Hollywood director, who developed an interest in the mystical offshoot of Judaism when he married the ‘Material […]

Madonna’s hubby turns his back on Kabbalah

LONDON: Madonna’s husband Guy Ritchie has reportedly quit the mystical Jewish religion Kabbalah, infuriating the pop diva. The ‘Snatch’ director reportedly told the sexy singer he is turning his back on the mystical Jewish faith because he has wasted too much time following it. “Madonna is absolutely fuming with Guy. Kabbalah is her life and […]
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