Some Hollywood celebrities followed in the footsteps of the famous artist, Madonna. Madonna interest in the Jewish tradition teachings did not only end in learning the religion but went to the extent of establishing not more than one Kabbalah Center and also investing her time and resources in the centers. Other Hollywood stars who followed her include Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, the late Elizabeth Tailor and Marilyn Monroe, Sammy Davis, and Sandra Bernhard.
So many Hollywood artists are converting to Judaism, and others are getting so involved in its teaching, something that has left people to wonder why. The Los Angeles Times interviewed some of the celebrities and noticed every one of them had their reason. Sandra Bernhard said the Kabbalah teachings helps her deal with at list 80% of his life issues. Paris Hilton was interviewed by Great Britain More Magazine, and she said that after her breakup with Nick Carter Kabbalah helped her to cope with the post break up stress. But it is not the case with all celebrities. Time Magazine interviewed Sammy Davis, and according to him, he did not join Kabbalah because of stress or other personal issues. Instead, he wanted to become part of one of the oldest history in the world and hold something that will offer him inner strength.
The Kabbalah Center history began back in 1922. It was established by Rav Yehuda Ashlag .Rav’s aim was to safeguard the Kabbalah teachings and makes it accessible to the world and the coming generation. Before his death, Rav handed over the Kabbalah Center responsibility to Rav Berg. Later the non-profit organization was established in the United States in 1965 with its Headquarters in Los Angeles, California. The Kabbalah center majors its teachings on God’s instructions including God’s design for the seen and the unseen universe. Kabbalah teachings can well be described as deep Jewish wisdom.
The Kabbalah Center has devoted teachers who have knowledge of the Jewish teachings. Since its foundation, the center has been expanding delivering its education in other centers as well as offering online teachings all over the world. The Kabbalah Center focuses its teaching on how one can have a fulfilling life regardless of one’s background and religion.