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Mikhail Prokhorov

Jewish Hall Of Fame: Mikhail Prokhorov

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At 49, the renowned entrepreneur, politician and Brooklyn Nets owner is one of the wealthiest men in the world By: Caitlin Marceau Published: August 27th, 2014 in Business » World Since the dawn of time, Jewish people have contributed greatly to various fields, from sports to entertainment to politics to porn. With our Breakthrough Jew feature, we recognize those who are up and comers in these various industries, identifying those… Read More »Jewish Hall Of Fame: Mikhail Prokhorov

Amar’e Stoudemire

As Brooklyn Nets coach, Amar’e Stoudemire doesn’t work on Shabbat

NBA club accepts request of ex-star who has converted to Judaism and played for Israeli teams in recent years Amare Stoudemire attends the 2021 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series at Gulfstream Park, on January 23, 2021 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for The Stronach Group via JTA) By GABE FRIEDMAN 26 January 2021, 11:36 pm JTA — Amar’e Stoudemire, the former NBA star-turned-Orthodox-convert to Judaism and Israeli… Read More »As Brooklyn Nets coach, Amar’e Stoudemire doesn’t work on Shabbat