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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Throughout the world, Jews of color work to maintain the religion and culture of their ancestors. On today's edition of our regular Underreported feature, we'll explore some of the challenges these communities face in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Later on, Gail Sheehy explores how modern society is changing the romantic lives of middle-aged women. And we'll examine the impact Baby Boomers have had on America. Plus, a look at the highly-sexualized work of Viennese artist Egon Schiele.

Scattered Among the Nations

Throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America, Jews of color are working to maintain the religion and culture of their ancestors. On today's Underreported feature, writer and photographer Bryan Schwartz tells us about some of the unique challenges they face. He's documented the experiences of Jewish communities in 28 ...


Fast Living

Renee Price is the curator of the current Egon Schiele exhibit at the Neue Galerie. She revisits the significance of the Viennese artist's highly-sexualized work, and his very short life.

» Slideshow: Paintings by Schiele

"Egon Schiele: The ...


Pursuing the Passionate Life

Gail Sheehy explores how modern society, medicine, and the internet are changing the ways middle-aged women experience romance and passion in Sex and the Seasoned Woman.

» Read an excerpt of Sex and the Seasoned Woman in the Reading Room


The Greater Generation

How much credit should Baby Boomers take for the positive aspects of American culture? According to Leonard Steinhorn, the author of The Greater Generation, they deserve a good deal of recognition.

» Read an excerpt of The Greater Generation in the Reading Room


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