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Madonna Bodyguards Arrested after Brawl with Photographers
PA (UK Press Association) News ^ | 17SEP04 | PA News

Posted on 09/18/2004 2:37:43 PM PDT by familyop

Israeli police today detained two of Madonna’s bodyguards after they assaulted photographers waiting for the star outside her Tel Aviv hotel.

Two of the photographers and a policeman who tried to break up the brawl were wounded, said Tel Aviv police spokesperson Liat Pearl.

“Two security guards were detained for questioning by the Tel Aviv police department,” said Pearl.

The pop diva has been in Israel since Wednesday with 2,000 other students of Kabbalah, or Jewish mysticism.

Madonna’s visit to the country has sparked a media frenzy with the local dailies devoting pages detailing her luxury hotel suite and even her menu for the Jewish New Year celebrations, but journalists have been kept at a distance during the visit.

The scuffle broke out tonight as the photographers trailed Madonna back from a restaurant to her hotel.

The star’s Israeli bodyguards knocked one of the photographers to the floor and kicked him in the face, before attacking the second one who tried to intervene, according to a camera man on assignment for Associated Press Television News, who was at the scene.

Madonna had already entered her hotel when the fight broke out.

Madonna was raised a Roman Catholic, but has taken an interest in Jewish mysticism in recent years.

She has adopted the Hebrew name Esther, wears a red thread on her wrist to ward off the evil eye, and reportedly refuses to perform on the Jewish Sabbath.

Designer Donna Karan and Marla Maples, an ex-wife of Donald Trump, were among those traveling with Madonna, according to the Los Angelese based Kabbalah Centre, sponsor of the trip.




TOPICS: Culture/Society; Israel
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1 posted on 09/18/2004 2:37:45 PM PDT by familyop
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To: familyop

She is an embarrassment to America and humanity.


2 posted on 09/18/2004 2:42:20 PM PDT by starvingstudent (ask your favorite leftist: "If there is another civil war, who do you think will win?")
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To: familyop

Does anyone know what this Kabbalah sect teaches?


3 posted on 09/18/2004 2:51:45 PM PDT by rightazrain ("John, go to your room!," the Portuguese Martha Mitchell screeched.)
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To: familyop
Äîííà Ôàñêå (îíà æå — Donna Karan) ðîäèëàñü â îêòÿáðå 1948 ãîäà íà îêðàèíå Ìàíõýòòåíà â ñåìüå, òåñíî ñâÿçàííîé ñ ìîäîé. Îäåæäîé çàíèìàëèñü è åå îòåö-ïîðòíîé, è ìàòü-ìàíåêåíùèöà, è äàæå îò÷èì. Ïîýòîìó âïîëíå åñòåñòâåííî, ÷òî ëþáèìûì ðàçâëå÷åíèåì äåâî÷êè ñ ðàííèõ ëåò áûëî ðèñîâàíèå... ìîäåëåé îäåæäû.

From Here

Donna at work:


4 posted on 09/18/2004 3:33:11 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: starvingstudent

Agreed. But she does expose something along the way: mysticism and spiritualism have been gaining ground. One religion was born with it, and many members of another are infected by it along the way.

It's, uh, getting to be rather "universal."

And here's an interesting site for any who wish to do a whole lot of study (references of particular interest) on who wrote the various books of the various bibles. The web work is bad (too much red text over tiled backgrounds, etc.), but many of the references cited are good to follow. It appears that the author has been extremely into his work most of his life (origins of bibles) but not much on web work or rules of writing.

Bet Emet Ministries
http://www.geocities.com/faithofyeshua/websites.htm


5 posted on 09/18/2004 3:44:30 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: Syncro

...Donna Karan from Manhattan? ...a model, perhaps?


6 posted on 09/18/2004 3:58:49 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: rightazrain

You'll find a little info on that behind the following. Even those few who study it must do so late in life/learning, and it appears that they reject the mystic interpretation and favor the allegorical.

Orthodox Jews offended by Madonna's Kabbalah ties
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1219559/posts


7 posted on 09/18/2004 4:02:48 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop
The cult of celebrity marches on.
I always wonder how in the world anyone could give a damn about the comings, goings, or opinions spewed forth of ANY celebrity.
8 posted on 09/18/2004 4:08:29 PM PDT by michigander (The Constitution only guarantees the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.)
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To: rightazrain

Madonna things she will have good sects..


9 posted on 09/18/2004 4:11:44 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty
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To: familyop
Does that ugly wore out whore still claim American citizenship?
10 posted on 09/18/2004 5:10:34 PM PDT by Fast1 (Kerry for an Islamic America.)
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To: familyop

FYI Donna Karan is a clothing designer and good friend of Barbra Streisand.


11 posted on 09/18/2004 5:19:02 PM PDT by Sloopy
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To: Fast1

just remember she's human ... like you.


12 posted on 09/19/2004 6:48:31 PM PDT by maverickman (imagine not judging your fellow man)
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To: starvingstudent

some may say the same about you. do you think that is right?


13 posted on 09/19/2004 6:50:01 PM PDT by maverickman (imagine not judging your fellow man)
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To: familyop

did you place all those keywords? or should we thank the rest of the crew?


14 posted on 09/19/2004 6:51:01 PM PDT by maverickman (imagine not judging your fellow man)
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To: maverickman

It's not about being "right". She's a tramp, and a bad influence on young women, just like Britney.


15 posted on 09/19/2004 7:11:53 PM PDT by starvingstudent (ask your favorite leftist: "If there is another civil war, who do you think will win?")
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To: starvingstudent

with freedom comes 'extremes'... and the unwillingness to accept this only hurts yourself...
america the beautiful...
love it or leave it...


16 posted on 09/19/2004 7:17:12 PM PDT by maverickman (imagine not judging your fellow man)
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To: maverickman

It appears that there was a drive-by or two.

I'm not a celebrity follower but am more inclined toward historical information.


17 posted on 09/19/2004 7:22:49 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop

thank you for your reply familyop...


18 posted on 09/19/2004 7:38:28 PM PDT by maverickman
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To: maverickman

...interesting. The US founders were theological/moral men. They supported moral laws that were rather harsh (e.g., hangings for sodomy, etc.).

And in context, even the Greek-ish Textus Receptus puts the conditions of honesty on judging others and repentance and asking on forgiveness. But secular intellectuals say that no one should judge at all and that all should forgive unconditionally.


19 posted on 09/19/2004 7:48:19 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: maverickman

...think monotheistic societies tend to go more toward the "progressive" until some widespread trauma makes them want to start over again? ...or that maybe we've built a better mousetrap this time?


20 posted on 09/19/2004 7:53:57 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: maverickman

BTW, I am interested in one thing concerning the celebrity issue, if you follow famous personalities.

Do you think Madonna became involved in the Kabbala part of mysticism/spiritualism out of personal attraction to it, or that she did so for publicity reasons?


22 posted on 09/19/2004 8:02:03 PM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop

I follow .. only in the sense I'll appreciate their art ... and I try not to scrutinize their personal lives.. saying that...
I don't believe she's doing it for the 'publicity'.. I believe she has left a big chunk (maybe not entirely) of that kind of thinking behind her..


23 posted on 09/19/2004 8:43:16 PM PDT by maverickman
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