Omri Cassppi NBA Star Wears Tefillin

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22 Jul 2015

Omir Casspi was the first Israeli to play in the NBA. If that wasn’t enough nachas, Omri recently did a Q and A on Twitter where he responded to reader’s questions. He currently plays as a power forward for the Sacramento Kings and he explains, his 18 jersey number stands for Chai. When a Twitter-user from Planview asked how often he puts on tefillin, he responded:

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We think that’s kinda awesome. See the full interview here.


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