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October 10, 2005
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Madonna angered Israeli rabbis with a new song about a founder of Jewish mysticism. The pop idol’s upcoming album, “Confessions on a Dance Floor,” includes a song titled “Isaac,” which entertainment reports have described as a paean to Rabbi Isaac Luria, the 16th-century mystic also known by the acronym Ari.The news was too much for the custodians of Luria’s heritage.

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