August 2, 2010
There seems to be conflicting reports. Here is some recent news on the situation.
Sent in by TGR correspondent Rabbi Erez Sherman:
BUT…..Amare seems to not be halahkically (or even have one parent) Jewish. He clearly does not answer the question directly. Below is another article claiming he is NOT Jewish.
Regardless of his religion, it is great press for Israel and the Jews. Glad to have Amare on our “team.” Maybe I will have him over for Shabbat sometime.