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Report: Israeli-American Basketball Coach David Blatt In Running For Knicks Post

04/12/2016 - 11:45

David Blatt, the Israeli American who was fired this season as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, reportedly is under consideration to take the New York Knicks post.

David Blatt gesturing while coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers in a game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. JTA

Amar’e Stoudemire Mounts Campaign To Support Hatzalah

10/14/2014 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

In this season of good deeds, Amar’e Stoudemire is making a point.

In the upcoming NBA season, United Hatzalah is hoping the New York Knicks’ standout scores plenty of them.

Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire. Deborah Danon

Knicks Star Wants To Make Aliyah

'I'm not a religious person, I'm more of a spiritual person,' says Amar Stoudemire.
08/06/2013 - 20:00

Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship.

New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire says he has started the application process to become an Israeli citizen.

Knicks' Stoudemire Seeking Israeli Citizenship

08/04/2013 - 20:00

Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship.

Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, told New York magazine that the Knicks’ power forward is in the process of becoming an Israeli.

Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire meets with Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem. Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

What Jews Can Learn From Jeremy Lin

If you have anything like a normal human heart, you have probably fallen in love with Jeremy Lin.  I have yet to find any criticism of the break-out New York Knick star—or at least any that doesn’t feel merely contrarian or just plain cruel. Almost every ethnic group seems to identity with his story too, and how couldn’t they?

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