New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire got hitched Jewish style last week, wearing a white talit and yarmulke with his Calvin Klein tuxedo to his rooftop wedding.
The power forward married his fiance Alexis Welch on the roof of his apartment in front of their three kids on 12/12/12. After finding out his mother is Jewish, Stoudemire took a high-profile trip to Israel in 2010, and has expressed his Jewish roots ever since.
The wedding was small and private, a source told the New York Post, adding that “less than seven other people were there, no Knicks teammates. It was just about them.”
The couple is planning a larger party next year with family and friends, although no word on whether they will be including a chuppah and smorgasbord into their ceremony.