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http://www.tmz.com/2010/08/10/lebron...medium=twitterTMZ has obtained this exclusive photo of LeBron James in a business meeting earlier today with Rabbi Yishayahu Yosef Pinto ... a man known around New York as the "Rabbi to the Business Stars."
Sources involved with the meeting tell us LeBron had hired Rabbi Pinto for spiritual guidance for a "big merchandising meeting" that took place on a private yacht somewhere off the coast of NY just hours ago.
Rabbi Pinto -- a 37 year-old-man who speaks only Hebrew -- has met with all sorts of business moguls in the past ... and is considered by some to be a "spiritual guide" who consults on business matters.
We're told LeBron paid in the neighborhood of 6-figures to get Rabbi Pinto to sit in on today's meeting ... in which LeBron heard presentations from several "big time" retail execs.
It's been a big summer for the Jews -- with Amar'e Stoudemire meeting with rabbis in Israel ... and Shaq learning Hebrew.
Video on Shaq speaking HebrewShaquille O'Neal -- Let's Drop Some Hebrew!
8/2/2010 5:30 AM PDT by TMZ Staff
Just call him Shaquille O'Nealberg ... because last night at BOA Steakhouse in Hollywood, the 7'1" superstar became the biggest man on the planet to speak Hebrew!
http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/n...ory?id=5423084Stoudemire to explore his 'Hebrew roots'
JERUSALEM -- Amare Stoudemire already knows some Hebrew phrases and sports a Star of David tattoo. Now he's come to Israel to explore what might be his Jewish heritage.
video of Amir'e being interviewed in Israel on linkStoudemire to Fast on Yom Kippur—If There Is No Basketball Game
by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
Basketball star Amar’e Stoudemire said in an interview in Israel, "All of us are Jewish” because "this is where it all started.” He says he is going “all the way” to keep Jewish holy days, including fasting on Yom Kippur—unless he has a basketball game.