We usually think of the cosmic struggle in terms of good versus evil. But according to the Kabbalists, good and evil are but spinoffs of unity and divisiveness. G‑d is the ultimate oneness, and everything G‑dly in our world bears the stamp of His unity. Evil, simply stated, is the distortion of this oneness by the veil of divisiveness in which G‑d shrouds His creation.
Inside Hollywood’s Hottest Cult (Kabbalah)
Part Three: Madonna’s Magical Mystical Tour
Demi! Ashton! Marla! Roseanne! When it comes to attracting celebrities, the Bergs have given Scientology a run for its money. But their lucky star is an aging pop icon who has funded the Centre to the tune of $18 million… and counting.
Find out all about Hollywood’s Hottest Cult, the Kabbalah Chronicles in these articles.
Conventional Jewish thinking defines the “religious person” as the man who puts on tefillin (frontlets), keeps kosher, and fasts on all the fast days. But he doesn’t meditate or reflect on his inner life, nor does he become involved in the community to do acts of chesed (kindness).
Radar’s investigation of the Kabbalah Centre continues, focusing on founder Philip Berg, insurance salesman-turned- guru, and his second wife, who conceived the idea of dumbing down Jewish mysticism and selling it to the masses.