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Colony Collapse: Catskills Bungalows Hit By Zoning

Venerable Jewish vacation spots to be replaced by upscale housing

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At a Catskills Reunion, a Bungalow Colony’s Past and Present Come Together

Decades ago, they spent summers together. Last month, dozens gathered again to see what had become of their mountain retreat.

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Kutsher’s Resort Will Be Demolished This Month

The iconic Catskills hotel to become a health and wellness resort

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Jewish Comedy Has Earned Big Praise, But Is It Time to Stop the Joke-Telling?

Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.

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Comedian Jackie Mason—Who Turns 82 Sunday—Is Still Really, Really Funny

But in an in-depth interview with Tablet Magazine, he also gets serious about Israel, anti-Semitism, and why Italians love him

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A Birthday Tribute to Robert Smigel

Comic, actor, and the man behind Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

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Kutsher’s TriBeCa Comes of Age

Waiter at Catskills-themed restaurant reportedly steals $125K from guest credit cards

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Daybreak: Michael Oren Denies GOP Remark

Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name

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The Ruins of the Borscht Belt

A ghostly chaise at Grossinger’s, rubble at the Concord, and other photos of once-great Catskills resorts

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Exodus

Forget cleaning for Passover and instead head to a luxury hotel for the holiday

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Home Away From Home

A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony

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No Place Like Home

Tania Grossinger chronicles her childhood at the Catskills resort

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Anything but Average

Gertrude Berg conquered America. Why is she still something of a mystery?

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