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  • COVER story | church diaries: You've all heard the rumor: Church is more fun than synagogue. But is it really true? Well, we figured there was only one way to find out. Over the course of this summer, our intrepid pilgrim went on a religious road trip to four local churches. A crisis of faith and more than 15,000 Christians later, he came back with one long diary.


  • Liev From New York: With a Tony Award and more than 35 film credits already under his belt, Liev Schreiber does what every actor wants: he directs. And in the process of adapting a popular novel about seeking out one’s past, he rediscovers his own.


  • Fall TV Preview: The leaves are changing, the heat is abating, and the new seasons of TV's hottest shows are ready to face the chill of autumn. Check out the best of the Jewish contingent.

  • The Book of Joshua: With his Israel activism and fictional role in the White House, Joshua Malina is politicking both on and off the screen.

  • Stacked for Success: With Pamela Anderson as his co-star and a studio that provides him with daily kosher meals, Elon Gold has every reason to be happy.

  • Mean girl no more: With a new television show and two new films already in the can, Lizzy Caplan is the unlikely actress on the rise.

  • Beyond Orange County: He crafted a 90210 for a new generation, and now he’s moving to New England with a pit stop in Alaska. Talk about getting around.

  • The Doctor is In: After suffering through endless failed shows, Lisa Edelstein feels surprisingly right at home with her new hit.

  • Toon In: Meet the 25-year-old whose cartoons are crushing Leno and Letterman in the ratings.


  • Animal Instinct: Known as the 'Zoo Rabbi,' 30-year-old Natan Slifkin is at the center of a world-wide debate on teaching evolution to Jewish children. Some of his books have even been banned in both Israel and America. We spend a day at the zoo with the revolutionary rabbi.


  • Dr. Dolittle Meet Your Match: Renee Kaswan did the unimaginable. She took a drug for dogs and discovered it could be used for something totally different: Saving sight in humans. After a long battle over the patent she emerged victorious, a wealthy woman. Now she’s working to create the most advanced animal hospital on the planet.


  • say hello to the jubans: Jewish and Cuban music blend together for Buena Vista Social Klez.


  • Lord of a Different Ring: Atlanta’s Mitchell Graham has been a fencing champion, a lawyer, and a neuropsychologist. So what turned him into a fantasy novelist with Spielberg beating down his door? We took him out to lunch to find out.


  • The AJL Style Guide: Our style maven solves your fashion conundrums. This issue: Ortho weddings, the color of Kippur, and the ultimate thank-you gift.


  • How I Became a Flexidox Jew: My son has evolved Jewishly, and now I've followed suit. Sort of.


  • From Gefilte to Gazpacho: With his own show and legions of adoring fans, 25-year-old Dave Lieberman is the Food Network’s new rising star.
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