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Our archives are filled with interesting stories you might have missed. Scratch that. We're sure you read us cover to cover, so it's not that you missed these gems. It's that you can't help reading them again. That's it.

Alright, go ahead. We won't stop you. Feel free to read all you want. And if you'd rather pick up the hard copy you might have missplaced, feel free to contact subscribe@ajlmagazine.com for information about back issues.

* Please note that issues prior to 2005 are not archived online.
Feature Stories:
  • COVER story | Being Kinky: The world's most famous Jewish cowboy has a lot on his plate. Kinky Friedman is an accomplished novelist, satirist, and musician. Now he has his sights set on a new job: Being governor of the great state of Texas. Our very own Mason Lerner spent the afternoon with the craziest man not yet on the ballot.


  • the contender: Israeli boxer Merhav Mohar came to Atlanta for one reason: To knock out his opponent and keep his 16-1 record intact. One coma and a brain shifting injury later, he's just happy to still be breathing. Now with an uncertain future, he's calling Atlanta home.


  • lady of grace: Actress Debra Messing speaks candidly on motherhood, her Judaism, and saying farewell to Will & Grace.


  • almost famous: Roger Marks may look like a Chasidic rabbi, but in reality he's just another struggling actor.



  • Kibbitz:
  • COVERGIRL | the next top (jewish) model: Esti Mamo is nothing at all like what you might expect from an Israeli model. For on thing, she's black, a member of Israel's Falasha community of Ethiopian Jewry.


  • ESSAY | oprah, the holocaust, and me: A survivor’s granddaughter on the Shoah’s modern day relevance.


  • BOOKS | the dark side of being white: A new book by Emory prof Eric Goldstein recalls how American Jews have grappled with race and their own identity. What he found is shocking, but it may be the most important Jewish history book you’ll read this year.


  • BOOKS | because of leah finkelstein: I'm Jewish. I'm Irish. And I just wrote a book about it.


  • MUSIC | pretty in punk: Punk bands are known for being underground. But Jewish? Let’s start digging.


  • FOOD | super size me: You spent $800 for the cake and only 50 Cent on the music? Welcome to the new American bar and bat mitzvah.


  • FOOD | confessions of a jewish bride: i have no clue how to cook: Jamie Geller has something to confess. She can't cook. At all. She's Jewish. She's married. Could this be a problem?


  • STYLE | the ajl style guide: Our AJL fashionista answers your style quandaries. This month: The perfect Purim costume, Passover seder etiquette, and the elusive black hat.


  • ONE MORE THING | the new vegas ad campaign Las Vegas decided to market to the ultra-Orthodox community. We got a sneak peak at their latest ad campaign, and we're going to show you just how funny Sin City can be.

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