Madonna was the first to express her interest in the Jewish religion to the point she opened numerous Kabbalah centers, and spent a lot of her time in learning the Jewish culture. Since then, numerous Hollywood celebrities have followed suit, and expressed interest in Jewish Kabbalah. We seek to examine why celebs who are not native Jews are interested in Jewish religion to the extent of practicing it, or even converting to it.
Celebs have admitted that practicing Judaism helps them remain strong even when facing a major crisis in their lives. Paris Hilton admitted that after her divorce, she visited the Los Angeles Kabbalah Center where she spoke of her problems and was helped. The center’s website promises that after visiting, your outlook on the world will be transformed.Apart from seeking a solution to personal problems, others visit the Kabbalah center to connect with the Jewish culture. Some have revealed that they want to develop strength akin to that of the Jews when that were undergoing oppression. This spiritual strength helps achieve stability, as they have confessed.Kabbalah centers were formed to help people, according to Madonna. The study of Judaism has swayed many celebrities to participate in causes that help make the world a better place. Prominent personalities who have attended the Kabbalah have often expressed altruism.
Kabbalah center, Los Angeles
It is an organization that provides knowledge on the Zohar and other Kabbalistic lessons. The learning material is distributed online, or through its city-based centers globally.For a long time, it was believed that the concepts of Jewish mysticism should be taught to pious men over the age of 40. Purists, therefore, saw Kaballah centers as an insult to Jewish culture as they were offering education to anyone.The Los Angeles branch was inaugurated in 1984, and has since expanded to many cities worldwide such as London, and Toronto. The centers are recognized as non-profit organizations.