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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:
  • The Rebirth of a Man Named Goldberg: After leaving his football career behind him, Bill Goldberg went on to become the world's most famous wrestler -- making millions by prancing around in nothing but boots and underwear. Now the 40 year old is reinventing himself again, this time as a reality television host, a family man, and a proud Jew.

  • This Glass is Half Full: Ira Glass, the host of public radio's ridiculously popular This American Life, is taking his show to a whole new arena - television. Will his 1.7 million weekly listerers follow? Stay tuned.

  • Dear God, You're Fired: In this sad, unfortunate letter, we have the displeasure of informing the Almighty that his services will no longer be required.

  • The Prince and I: To many, the African Hebrew Israelites are just an offbeat fringe cult with odd customs. No meat! No caffeine! No medicine! No Chanukah! Multiple Wives! But spend the day with them and you'll find out a whole lot more.


  • Kibbitz:
  • COVERGIRL | Jamie-Lynn Sigler: We wouldn't want to cross Jamie-Lynn Sigler, because she's one tough actress. But we'll gladly watch her in the final season of The Sopranos.


  • 30 SECOND SERMON | Passover: Words of wisdom this Passover from the Assistant Director of the Manhattan Jewish Experience.


  • THE JEWISH PAPARAZZI | Tisdale, Silverman & Co.: Tisdale doesn't sound Jewish, but is. Silverman is sassy. Art Garfunkle has a son, and he's a lot like his father. And The Who is celebrating the Sabbath?


  • ANSWER MAVEN | The Passover Edition: If only we could pass over our in-laws, it would make the holiday season so much easier to handle, but alas, we cannot. Thankfully our own expert and provider of solutions is on the case.


  • CULINARY CORNER | Diet, interrupted: Our courageous food columnist spends a week on the KosherZone Diet in an attempt to shed a few pounds. Was she successful? Well, sort of.


  • MUSICAL NOTES | Not-isyahu: Lubavitch rockers Chunah Silverman and Menachem Shapiro are bringing biblical rhymes to the mainstream. Say hello to the other white Jewish Hasidic reggae rappers.


  • MUSICAL NOTES | Tribal Sounds: Thanks to their lineage, Jewish film composers are hitting all the right notes.


  • THE HERETIC OF THE MONTH | Jacob Frank: In the second of a new series detailing those famous Jews who broke with the faith, Jay Michaelson details the key information surrounding Jacob Frank.


  • THE BOOKSHELF | The Devil's Advocate?: Norman Mailer channels Satan and Hitlerís childhood in his controversial new novel. We sit down with the legendary writer to ask what the hell he was thinking.


  • THE ESSAYIST | Riding the wild waves of the Jewish dating game: Jewish dating above the age of thirty in the 21st century, can be a complicated affair. Itís one part high-tech and several parts high school social etiquette, as our intrepid essayist found out during her Caribbean search for romance.


  • 613 WORDS | Uncle Aaron: Passover seders are times for families to celebrate together ó even if said family is really, really weird.

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