Pop icon Madonna was the star attraction at a New York party on Thursday night (24APR03) - for a religious book launch.

The MUSIC singer and her husband Guy Ritchie attended the launch party at the fashionable NEW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART for THE 72 NAMES OF GOD, the new book by rabbi and Kabbalah authority YEHUDA BERG.

Berg says of his superstar disciple, "Madonna has been studying for about six years, and while I didn't know her before, people who have been around her for years say she has totally changed. She's an amazing mother, an amazing wife. Her transformation is an example."

Sandra Bernhard, JADE BARRYMORE, Molly Sims and Cameron Douglas were among the others in attendance.

28/04/2003 21:12