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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.

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* Please note that issues prior to 2005 are not archived online.
The Special Green Issue :
  • Letter from the Editor: Our editor explains why we decided to publish a special green issue.

  • APOCALYPSE NOW: Hot summers are just the beginning. Israel is on the verge of agricultural devastation and increased flooding among any number of global warming related disasters. Welcome to a whole new Holy Land.

  • Green Scientist: NASA's Drew Shindell has been warning the government about America's strange weather patterns for years. Is anybody listening?

  • Green Tech Trend: Leave it to the innovators at Apple Computers to reinvent recycling.

  • Green Torah: With their Eco-Activist Beit Midrash program, an Israeli yeshiva is teaching its students how to study green.

  • Green Band: Adam Gardner and his Guster band mates are helping teach eco-touring to fellow musicians.

  • Green Meat: Kosher and organic, now that's a trend we can get on board with.

  • Green Burials: A group of Trappist monks in Conyers, Georgia are hoping you'll bury your loved ones somewhere on their 2000 acres.

  • Green Mayor: New York's Michael Bloomberg is fast becoming the most environmentally friendly politico in America.

  • Green CEO: Starbucks chief Howard Schultz is doing what he can to minimize his company's carbon footprint.

  • Green Builder: Architect Michelle Kaufman is a true visionary, helping people build homes at a fraction of the cost and in a quarter of the time.

  • Green Farming: A growing number of Jewish groups are becoming part of local organic co-ops. So, nu, why aren't you involved?

  • Green Spiritual Trend:Interfaith Power and Light can help save your synagogue a ton of money. Call them now.

  • Green Crusader: Former Dallas mayor Laura Miller stopped a Texas coal giant from building nearly a dozen new plants. What's next?

  • Green Market: Atlanta-based Return to Eden is setting the nationwide standard for sustainable groceries.

  • Green Books: Two new books attempt to bridge the gap between Judaism and the environment.

  • Being Green: 11 easy ways to save green and go green.


  • Kibbitz:
  • COVERGIRL | Chelsea Handler: She's blond, she's beautiful, she's Jewish, and she's got a wicked sense of humor. What more can you ask from Chelsea Handler, the new queen of late night?


  • THE JEWISH PAPARAZZI | Gossip Roundup: Nancy Travis raises the bar for the ideal Jewish mom, bachelor chef Dave Lieberman lets us in on his perfect aphrodisiac, and find out what Jerry Springer does in his spare time.


  • ANSWER MAVEN | The Hairspray Edition: Questions abound for our expert in everything. In this edition: Dealing with unruly mourner's hair, eco-tips, and how to force Mr. Right to find out where you live.


  • THE HERETIC OF THE MONTH | Joseph Rabinovitch: He wasn't Jewish enough for us and he wasn't Christian enough for them. Meet the Jewish philosopher who preached the gospel of Jesus. t.


  • CULINARY CORNER | Of Faith and Farming: It being our green issue, we figured we'd take a trip to an organic farm for Jewish college students where goat milking is just part of the daily routine.


  • MUSICAL NOTES | Robert Goldstein & Others: Robert Goldstein gives NPR its unique soundtrack and our music columnist, Mordechai Shinefield, gives us his latest reviews.


  • THE BOOKSHELF | Diamonds are Forever: Short story writer Edward Schwarzschild doesn't suffer from a sophomore slump in The Family Diamond, the much-anticipated follow up to his debut. Plus: The Woody Allen summer reader.


  • THE ESSAYIST | How Jesus Made Me a Better Jew: Comedian Jeremy Greenberg confesses his inner desire to be a Christian. hilarity ensues.


  • AJL SHORT FICTION | The Cutbusters: Regular contributor Mason lerner crosses over into fiction (we think) as he delivers to us the somewhat true tale of his evil childhood plan to steal money from his fellow third-graders.

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