Madonna celebrates son's Bar Mitzva in New York

By JTA
July 15, 2013 19:30

Queen of pop reunites with ex-husband Guy Ritchie at Kabbalah Center to mark son Rocco's coming of age.




Singer Madonna accepts an award

Singer Madonna accepts an award. (photo credit:REUTERS/Steve Marcus)

Madonna, well-known for her involvement in Kabbalah studies since the 90s, reunited with her ex-husband and director Guy Ritchie to celebrate their son Rocco’s coming of age on Saturday.

The celebration took place at The Kabbalah Center in New York and included a small gathering the night before.

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Madonna posted a photo on her Instagram of Rocco, 12, completing the writing of a Torah scroll with the caption: “We finish the last letter of the Torah for Rocco’s Bar Mitzva! Lucky 13! Happy Birthday! Potential………responsibility!!!!” -Madonna.”

The festivities continued at  Bklyn Beast, New York City’s training facility for Parkour, Capoeira and Dance.

The queen of pop has long been known to have an affinity for the study of Jewish mysticism.

She is also a keen supporter of Israel. Last year, she performed at Ramat Gan Stadium in the first show of her MDNA world tour.


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