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Feature Stories:
  • A Letter from the Editor

  • COVER story | The Fall TV Preview: From Amanda Peet to Brad Garrett, some of the most talented Jews in show business are filling up new slots on your network TV schedule. We thought we'd give you the inside scoop.

  • The Six Who Matter: With the High Holiday season upon us, we figured it would be a good time to profile a few ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things. From the director to the cancer survivor, from the activist to the fundraiser, from the convert to the blind attorney, meet six people who are inspirations to us all.

  • AJL Book Excerpt | Peace in an Unpeaceful World: In an exclusive excerpt for AJL magazine, noted author and legal mind Alan Dershowitz delivers to us an entire chapter of his new book The Case for Peace: How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Can Be Resolved.

  • Kibbitz:
  • COVERGIRL | Evan Rachel Wood: She showed up in the indie flick Thirteen and scared the bejeezus out of suburban parents everywhere. She hasn't let up on the scintillating roles, and she remains the darling of the indie scene even if she can't legally drink yet.

  • ESSAY | The House Without Lights: Lilit Marcus is the daughter of a Jewish father and a Presbyterian mother, though neither brought much of God into the house. Nevertheless, her mother managed to make her a better Jew. She tells us how.

  • BOOKS | tales from the dark side: Elisa Albert's debut short story collection covers the gamut from bat mitzvah antics to a Philip Roth obsession. We go inside the ascerbic and witty mind of our generation's newest literary wunderkind.

  • MUSIC | Religious Rocker: A Jew, a Christian, a Muslim, and a Sikh walk into a recording studio, and no this isn't the start of a very bad joke. It's the band Naqshon's Leap.

  • FOOD | An Ode to Kugel: However you bake it, kugel just isn't sexy. But my non-Jewish ex-boyfriend who makes kugel? Now that's a different story.

  • ANSWER MAVEN | The High Holidays: They are upon us once again, and thankfully, this time around the Answer Maven is here to answer the perplexing questions about your High Holiday festivities.

  • 613 WORDS | What the Mel?: In our first installment of the 613 Words column, Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt takes on Mel Gibson.

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