Deeply religious superstar Madonna will play no Friday night gigs on her
upcoming world tour - because the teaching of the Kabbalah forbids it.
The HOLIDAY hitmaker has pledged to respect the Jewish practice of
Shabbat, the religion's sabbath, by dining with her close family every Friday
rather than working.
And Madonna, who is married to British filmmaker Guy Ritchie, hopes her
move with convince the world she is very serious about the mystical teachings
of the Kabbalah.
A source says, "This shows just how much Madonna is influenced by
"She is completely focused on following her beliefs no matter what lengths
she has to go to."