The Los Angeles-based Kabbalah Centre is under investigation by the Internal Revenue Service's criminal division. The probe reportedly also involves two charities that are connected with Madonna, the nonprofit center’s most high-profile celebrity supporter. The Los Angeles Times reported that the Internal Revenue Service is looking into whether funds were diverted for the personal use of the Berg family, which has run the Kabbalah Centre for more than 40 years.
For Gwyneth Paltrow winning her first Oscar earlier this year for "Shakespeare in Love" was a dream come true. But for the beautiful 27-year-old superstar it was also something of a nightmare.
Gwyneth Paltrow, the beautiful, blond Oscar-nominated heroine of "Shakespeare in Love," is descended from a distinguished rabbinical dynasty, called Paltrowitch, which may stretch back to 17th-century Russia.