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Madonna celebrates Yom Kippur in New York

The 'Celebration' singer is a devotee of Jewish offshoot Kabbalah and joined with other followers of the religion to celebrate the Day of Atonement, the holiest day in the calendar for Jewish people.
Madonna, 54, arrived at the city's Park Avenue Armory wearing a bright purple sweat suit with the number 86 on them and a hat with the word 'Vogue' written on it.
A source told the New York Post newspaper: 'Madonna was the last to arrive, and it seemed like they were holding up the ceremony to wait for her.'
'She came through a back entrance with her daughter, Lourdes, and was seated in the front row. Once she was seated, it could begin. All the men were in white but Madonna had a loud track suit on. Also there was her younger boyfriend [Brahim Zaibat], who arrived wearing cream.'
While her entrance may have caused a stir, the 'Hung Up' singer certainly focused during the service, and appeared oblivious to those around her, including fashion designer Donna Karan, who was seated nearby.
The witness added: '[Madonna] definitely set herself apart from everyone else. She is like the queen of Kabbalah.'
A statement on the Kabbalah website explains the religious day's significance, saying '[During] Yom Kippur, we sit on the throne with Binah and remove the fog in our lives for the entire year to come.'



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Steve (NYC)

@ngl: I could NOT have put it better myself! As a lifelong Madonna fan, her behaviour, arrogance - no, downright rudeness - and lack of any kind of humility now appalls me. She comes across now as a very sad, lonely, bitter, older woman.


Madonna was late for a Kabbalah meeting too, this woman has serious time management issues!!! Oh well, her concert going fans may not take it personally now when they realize she is being late for everyone! As for Madonna's behaviour at the Kabbalah meeting, her antics sound so typically Madonna these days (clearly she believes the rules that apply to everyone else don't apply to her)- the people at the centre should not have waited for her and locked the door, and she would have been forced to think about her actions. I sometimes wish Madonna had not found the Kabbalah Religion, over the years it has really changed her for the worst- she lacks humility,she thinks she has an extra special relationship with the 'Light', is more out of touch with her fans than ever, and her religion has really created a barrier/safety blanket between her and her well-meaning fans. I'm all for Spirituality, but the fruits it is meant to provide is Humility, Kindness, Compassion for Others etc, and while I saw these wonderful traits in Madonna around the "ROL" years, sadly as the years have gone by Madonna has lost these traits and become more selfish, elitist, and seems to have contempt for her fans, and is distant. I prefer the 90's Madonna, she was searching and looking deeper into life, but she had vulnerability and was open- Kabbalah Religion (she claims it isn't, but it is a religion) has changed her into Miss Know It All. Shame Madonna's old friends, which she ALL left at basecamp when she joined Kabbalah, didn't join forces and stage a 'AntiKabbalah Intervention" in order to get her back.

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