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U.S. NBA's New York Knicks basketball player Amare Stoudemire, shakes hands with Israel's President Shimon Peres during a meeting at the President's residence in Jerusalem. (July 18, 2013)(Credit: AP )

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Amar'e Stoudemire takes a trip to Israel

Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire was in Israel on Thursday after the country's president, Shimon Peres, invited him to play with the national basketball team. Stoudemire says he has "Hebrew roots."