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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 | my big fat Jewish Bar Mitzvah: We go behind the scenes of Keeping Up With the Steins, this summer's most Jewtastic piece of cinematic hilarity.


  • breaking up is hard to do: While his romantic comedy The Break Up starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston is hitting screens this month, screenwriter and producer Jeremy Garelick will be tying the knot to his longtime girlfriend. Ironic? Perhaps. But it's par for the course for Hollywood's newest hit maker.


  • the greatest gambler who ever lived: He captured the greatest prize in poker twice before he was 30. Then he spiralled into a maelstrom of self-destruction, but before he shuffled off this mortal coil, he made one last stab at glory and made sure nobody would ever forget 'The Kid' Stu Ungar.


  • auschwitz, ny: In the first in our AJL Short Fiction series, Marc Miller tells of a group of Holocaust survivors in upstate New York.


  • 10 things i learned from being unemployed: Jimmy Baron has spent more than a decade as the host of 99X's morning radio show, but now he's unemployed and he's learning a few things from the experience.



  • Kibbitz:
  • COVERGIRL | calamity jane : Robin Weigert is a beautiful, young Jewish actress. But if you saw her on HBO's Deadwood, you wouldn't be able to tell it. Let us introduce you to the woman behind Calamity Jane.


  • ESSAY | slaying goliath: You say you want a revolution? Call it upstart Judaism.


  • BOOKS | god's left hand man: In his new book, Michael Lerner is taking aim at the religious right, and he's doing it with a spiritual message that could put some secular liberals ill at ease.


  • BOOKS | the boy who cried holocaust: Is the plethora of books on the Shoah helping or hurting the cause of remembrance?


  • MUSIC | 5 to watch: From a Hasidic convert to a classical hip-hop violinist, you need to load this fresh crop of musicians on your iPod. Now.


  • ANSWER MAVEN | online dating: We've gotten a conspicuous number of queries on the subject of online Jewish dating, so we had our Answer Maven get to giving you the lowdown on the art of online romance.

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