David Bowie Was Into Kabbalah and Other Jewish Facts About the Late Icon

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The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports:  It was clear long before the Internet swelled with heartfelt tributes to David Bowie that the late musician was an artistic legend.

The 69-year-old Englishman, who died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, reinvented himself countless times in a music career that spanned more than five decades. There were stints, too, as a Broadway and Hollywood actor.

From his Ziggy Stardust alter ego to his latest album — a jazzy, avant-garde rock release called “Blackstar” released just two days before his death — Bowie racked up some interesting Jewish connections.

Go here and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency will reveal five of them.

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