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Stoudemire: After two years of studies in Israel, he made a formal conversion to Judaism. “I felt like: mission complete,” he said about the accomplishment

ALGEMEINER Retired NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire Shares His Journey to Judaism in HBO Series by Shiryn Ghermezian November 24, 2021 Former NBA player Amar’e Stoudemire opened up about his spiritual journey to becoming an Orthodox Jew in a new episode … Continue reading

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Former NBA star announces end of two-year journey to join the Tribe, takes on Hebrew name ‘Yahoshafat Ben Avraham’

TIMES OF ISRAEL Amar’e Stoudemire completes his conversion to Judaism by Marcy Oster August 26, 2020 Amar’e Stoudemire has officially finished his conversion to Judaism. The former NBA star, who received Israeli citizenship in March 2019 while playing professional basketball … Continue reading

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Stoudemire, who is Black and Jewish: “There’s more similarities with the African Americans and Jewish people than there are differences”

TMZ SPORTS Amar’e Stoudemire Cites Lack of Black Leadership for Rise In Anti-Semitic Rhetoric July 17, 2020 Pro basketball star Amar’e Stoudemire is both Black and Jewish — and says he’s uniquely positioned to help “bridge the gap” between the … Continue reading

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Ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire fasting this week for Yom Kippur: “I feel like I can be myself here in Israel. I don’t have to feel like an outcast because I want to live a holy life”

NEW YORK POST Ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire reveals his ‘holy life’ in Jerusalem by David Kaufman October 9, 2016 On a balmy Middle Eastern morning this past week, ace basketball forward Amar’e Stoudemire was busy doing what he does best. Towering over … Continue reading

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Chicagoan Jeremy Piven on first visit to Israel, ‘Entourage’ star surrounded by friends who gifted actor United Hatzalah Ambucycle

TABLET MAGAZINE Jeremy Piven Becomes a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem by Jonathan Zalman August 5, 2016 Hours before Shabbat, on a clear, 85-degree afternoon in Jerusalem, Jeremy Piven became a bar mitzvah in a private ceremony near the Kotel…Piven was … Continue reading

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