Madonna at Netanyahu home for Shabbat


(JTA) — Madonna is reportedly spending the Sabbath eve at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s home.

Y-Net reported Friday that Madonna will light the sabbath candles and will spend time with Netanyahu’s children at the official residence in Jerusalem.

The pop singer, who sold out two Tel Aviv concerts, this week toured Jerudalem’s Old City and Tsfat, the seat of Jewish mysticism in northern Israel.

Madonna is not Jewish, but is an adherent of a California-based movement that claims to profess a modern version of Kabbala, the ancient Jewish mysticism. She has adopted the Jewish name, Esther.

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