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The Real ‘Jewish Jordan’ Is Headed to Israel

By Daniel Treiman

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Lakers guard Jordan Farmar is headed to the holy land. L.A. Jewish Journal blogger Brad Greenberg — who has, quite literally, dubbed Farmar “the Jewish Jordan” — reports:

Jordan Farmar, the Lakers back-up point guard and the NBA’s best Jewish player (the bar is admittedly low), will travel to Israel next month to run basketball clinics for Israeli and Palestinian kids. It appears the program, sponsored by the Peres Center for Peace, is designed to teach children to co-exist in the Holy Land while dominating each other on the basketball court.

After the clinic ends Aug. 11, Farmar plans to visit Haifa and Jerusalem as an emissary for Seeds of Peace and Players Peace International…

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