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

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.

‘Dirty Dancing’ Begins Its Second Act—Onstage

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

Borscht Belt Ruins on Display in New York City

Photography exhibit shows the remains of the great Catskills resorts

From Sports Camp to Talmud Sleepaway Camp

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

Kutsher’s Resort Will Be Demolished This Month

The iconic Catskills hotel to become a health and wellness resort

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.

What Is This Gesticulating Jewish Man Saying?

A Catskills caption contest

The Ruins of the Borscht Belt

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

Is ‘Dirty Dancing’ the Most Jewish Film Ever?

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

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