Outrageous, I'll grant you, but Madonna's cult seems to have a serious problem with her most ardent fan base.
Quoting his father, the son of a prominent Kabbalah sage says the bird flu outbreak in Israel stemmed from far-left political parties "strengthening and encouraging homosexuality."
"The Bible says that God punishes depravity first through plagues against animals and then in people," Rabbi David Basri said in a religious edict.
Basri said he hoped the deaths of hundreds of thousands of turkeys and chickens would help atone for what he called the sins of left-wing Israeli political parties, the son, Rabbi Yitzhak Basri, told Reuters, a week before a national election.
Basri is a prominent Kabbalist and author of commentaries on the Zohar, the main Kabbalah mystical text.
I wear the red string for you all.