Menu
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and ADL Announce Lab to Engineer New Solutions to Stop Cyberhate

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitte…

New York, NY -  Face...

ADL to Challenge Justice Department Religious Liberty Guidance Calls it a “Roadmap for Discrimination”

ADL to Challenge Justice Department…

New York, NY- - The Anti-...

JWV Welcomes Greater Accountability for VA Employees

JWV Welcomes Greater Accountability…

The Department of Veteran...

Alice and Nahum Lainer Family Foundation Donates Transformative Endowment Gift to Sinai Akiba Academy

Alice and Nahum Lainer Family Found…

Los Angeles, California -...

Swiss Town Returns Painting Looted during World War II

Swiss Town Returns Painting Looted …

Following a lengthy legal...

PM Netanyahu welcomes US President Trump’s decision regarding Iran

PM Netanyahu welcomes US President …

​PM Netanyahu: President ...

Alona Barkat: Israeli inspiration taking the soccer world by storm

Alona Barkat: Israeli inspiration t…

​Alona Barkat, an Israeli...

Israel Innovation Authority will launch the second biotech incubator

Israel Innovation Authority will la…

In light of the success o...

Israel and Senegal announce end to crisis

Israel and Senegal announce end to …

​Israel will immediately ...

Statements by PM Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump

Statements by PM Netanyahu and US P…

​PM Netanyahu: I want to ...

Prev Next
A+ A A-

Amar’e Stoudemire NY Knicks star and co-owner of Hapoel Yerushalaim Basketball team, keeps connecting to his Jewish roots – visited Beit Hatfutsot with his family. Featured

Stoudemire participated in the summer Maccabia games, as the coach of the Canadian Basketball team

Amar’e Stoudemire, who changed his name to Yehoshafat following a conversion process, ended his visit in Israel at Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People. The NBA Basketball player was hosted by Dan Tadmor, CEO of Beit Hatfutsot and Irit Admoni Perlman, Director of Israel Friends

New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire, who recently discovered his Jewish roots and decided to convert, arrived to Beit Hatfutsot at Irit Admoni Perlman’s invitation. Stoudemire was accompanied by his family who also connected to the ongoing story of the Jewish People, as presented at Beit Hatfutsot. The Stoudemire family also joined the American community artist Max Levi Frieder who leads the summer project of Beit Hatfutsot, Blue and White in Color; a project during which families can enjoy painting on huge canvases their version of the future of the Jewish people.

Stoudemire, 2.06 meters, wore an apron, took a brush and proved he is not only a gifted basketball player but also a talented artist. Together with wife Alexis and 3 of his children he created a painting that reflects the love for his family, basketball and Jewish heritage. “Art is the perfect way to connect between people and different spirits”, said Stoudemire .

“The visit at Beit Hatfutsot was phenomenal. We learned a lot. We connected to the Museum and we had fun!” added Stoudemire, “I’m sure I will be back here.”
Last modified onTuesday, 12 May 2015 15:31

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. HTML code is not allowed.

back to top
40% off 4 or more products. Enter code 40SPRING at checkout. Get a discount with a minimum purchase at PaulFredrick.com
Travel Deals to top Destinations. Get yours now

Sections

Jewish Traditions

About Us

Community

Cooperations

Follow Us