Madonna: "I’m an ambassador for Judaism"
(gomadonna.com) - Pop superstar Madonna payed a visit to Israel this past weekend, and was said-to-be busy celebrating the Jewish new year in Jerusalem with Israeli President Shimon Peres.
According to Us Magazine, the 'Material Girl' singer arrived in Israel on Wednesday, the eve of Jewish new year, to attend a conference on Kabbalah, a form of Jewish mysticism.
Madonna gave the Israeli PM a volume of The Book of Splendor, the guiding text of Kabbalah, inscribed "To Shimon Peres, the man I admire and love, Madonna," the Yediot Ahronot daily reported.
A local newspaper quoted Madonna as saying: "You don't know how popular the Book of Splendor is among Hollywood actors," Madonna told Peres, according to the Yediot. "Everyone I meet talks to me only about that. I am an ambassador for Judaism."
Demi Moore and husband Ashton Kutcher, Rosie O'Donnell and designer Donna Karan all flew in for the Kabbalah conference