November 3rd, 2013
Paula Abdul is currently making her first visit to Israel, and plans to have a belated bat mitzvah.
The former “American Idol” and “X Factor” judge is reconnecting with her Jewish roots and set to hold the traditional religious ceremony typically pursued by 12- or 13-year-old girls.
“Beyond being Jewish, I’ve always found myself to be very much in tune with spirituality,” Abdul tells the Associated Press. “I feel very grateful coming to Israel now, where as a woman I know who I am a lot more than even 10 years ago.”Read more...