Madonna was photographed in a synagogue in Tel Aviv’s InterContinental Hotel on Thursday (September 16). The singer has decided to attend a religious retreat in the Israeli capital. Madonna is in Israel to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah (New Year) with the Kabbalah Centre. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Madonna To Be Honored In Israel
September 16, 2004 – The Sun reports that when Madonna visits Israel, the Kabbalah practicing singer will be presented with an oil lamp and a 2,000-year-old coin at a ceremony to honor her for encouraging tourism.
Madonna’s Israel Visit Draws Protest
September 16, 2004 – The New York Daily News reports Madonna arrived in Tel Aviv yesterday for her Kabbalah spiritual retreat, a visit that was not welcomed by protesters at Rachel’s Tomb in the West Bank.