The recent discovery that Amare Stoudamire might be part Jewish has many members of the tribe excited to claim him as their own. Although Stoudamire had proudly proclaimed his hebrew side, it remains to be seen just how Jewish he is.
In the movie Airplane when one of the passengers asks for light reading, they are given a panflet about Jewish sports stars. The truth is that Jews have been involved in sports as long as sports have been a popular pastime.
Here is a list of athletes that have proven that being Jewish is not an obstacle to succeding on the field, in the arena, ring or the pool.