Although he said he is not a religious person, he is practicing Judaism "spiritually and culturally."
"I didn't grow up in a Jewish home. I never had a bar mitzvah, never celebrated the holy days growing up," Stoudemire said. "I figure, what the scriptures speak about, that's what I celebrate."
While in Israel, he showed off his Star of David tattoo and wore a yarmulke. According to the Post, Stoudemire has had a large "12 Tribes" tattoo, referring to the 12 Tribes of Israel, for the past two and a half years.