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Hasidim Line Up to Apply for Section 8 Housing in Catskills

Hundreds show up to win one of 50 available slots in Sullivan County

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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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The Zionist Dream in the Poconos

An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds

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Remembering the Spot Where People Filled Up on Their Way to the Catskills

‘Stop at the Red Apple’ tells the story behind the iconic roadside restaurant that fed Jewish vacationers for more than 50 years

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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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‘Dirty Dancing’ Begins Its Second Act—Onstage

And the creative force behind it is still having the time of her life

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Borscht Belt Ruins on Display in New York City

Photography exhibit shows the remains of the great Catskills resorts

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From Sports Camp to Talmud Sleepaway Camp

Kutsher’s Sports Academy’s former Catskills location now Hasidic boys’ camp

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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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What Is This Gesticulating Jewish Man Saying?

A Catskills caption contest

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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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Is ‘Dirty Dancing’ the Most Jewish Film Ever?

The women of the film, out of the corner, a generation later

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Sundown: Israel’s Ailes

Plus deli’s Old Country, and more

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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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Hot Town

A song of praise for summers spent staying put

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Bernie Madoff, Bad for More Jews

Original investors were Ruth’s parents’ friends, says New York

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Peaks of Perfection

An Austrian museum mounts an exhibition on the Jewish love affair with the Alps

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No Place Like Home

Tania Grossinger chronicles her childhood at the Catskills resort