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Articles from American Jewish Life Magazine (January 1, 2007)

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All hail the chief: how a black Jewish Texan cleaned up an old confederate city. Ledeen, Michael 771
Happy Chanumas to all, and to all a good night: this year, I took what I loved about Christmas and made a Chanukah to remember. Barry, Tina 651
Heretic of the month: Shabbetai Tzvi. Michaelson, Jay 909
His so-called life: David Matthews grew up a biracial Jew, but never told the white classmates at his exclusive high school for fear that he wouldn't be accepted. In his new memoir, Matthews recalls how he suffered and why he finally decided to come out as a proud black man. Barry, Tina Biography 803
How I met my Father: Richard Pryor's Jewish daughter recalls the day she finally got to meet her famous daddy. Pryor, Rain Excerpt 2145
More than luck: Phil Rosenthal, the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, talks to AJL about his new book, Johnny Carson, and life after television's most successful sitcom. Martin, Molly Beth Interview 1036
Moses of Uganda: Aaron Kiniu Moses performs weddings, ministers to the sick, and teaches in a Jewish school. Sound like the typical rabbi? Well, what if your pulpit was in the bush of Uganda? Solomont, E.B. Interview 957
Not everything is black and white: An American Jewish author adopts an African child and a new life begins. Greene, Melissa Fay 657
Not the face in the mirror: an interview with Julius Lester. Pilcher, Brad Interview 3346
Shades of gray: Lacey Schwartz had the typical middle-class Jewish upbringing in upstate New York. Until her 18th birthday when her mom told her she was the product of an affair with a black man. Now Lacey is making a documentary about her newfound life as a black Jew. Solomont, E.B. 835
She's single. Don't you wish you were too? Mischa Van Schet went from being a Dutch soap opera star to becoming an Orthodox Jew in Manhattan. Say hello to the 20-year-old Holland princess. Solomont, E.B. 849
The Chomping Champion: Moses Lerman can swallow seven sticks of butter in five minutes, yet he's been unable to regain the revered matzah ball title. Meet the fastest eating Jew in America. Marcus, Lilit 733
The daughter of Q: you may recognize Rashida Jones from her starring turn in NBC's The Office or her half a dozen other acting gigs in TV and movies, but it's the role she was born into- the biracial Jewish daughter of music mogul Quincy Jones- that made her famous. Miller, Gerri 1588
The maestro: with a passion for independent culture and a growing interest in his Judaism, the publisher of America's leading alternative music magazine is singing a new tune. Solomont, E.B. 896
The worst history book you should actually read: Mary Stanton's new book on Montgomery Jews during the Civil Rights movement looks back at a period of history we've been all too quick to forget. It's refreshing and illuminating, just not very well written. Pilcher, Bradford R. 1093
Tune up: the self-proclaimed prince of kosher gospel, Joshua Nelson is giving "Praise the Lord" a whole new meaning. Solomont, E.B. 1136
What color is Jewish music? Jewish musicians are gravitating towards African American music, but the underlying issues aren't so black and white. Martin, Molly Beth 916

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