Amar'e Stoudemire

*Who knew the New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire was Jewish? Until recently even he didn’t. Actually, it’s yet to be determined.

That’s why the NBA star went to Israel last week to learn more about his Jewish background on his mother’s side.

Stoudemire recently discussed his trip and the goals of his visit in an interview on Israeli television.

When asked whether he is Jewish, Stoudemire said: “through history, we all are.” Watch: