For photographer Marisa Scheinfeld, photographing the ruins of Borscht Belt resorts became a life-affirming journey.
These beautiful, haunting images of the ruins of the Borscht Belt resorts became a five-year passion project for photographer Marisa Scheinfeld.
As ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ gets its prequel, Jon Stewart prepares to make his exit. But the two have more in common than just timing. Andrew Dubrov takes us down the rabbit hole.
After closing in 2013, Kutsher’s — famed as the inspiration for the fictional “Dirty Dancing” Borscht Belt resort — is to be reincarnated as a $250-million yoga center.
Masha Leon’s last stay at Kutsher’s was in 1997. With the iconic resort set for demolition, she remembers a place filled with laughter, Yiddish — and yes, a celebrity or two (or three).
Kutsher’s, the fabled Catskills resort hotel, is set to be demolished later this month.
Jews once flocked to the great hotels of the Catskills. Marisa Scheinfeld has dedicated herself to preserving memories of the Borscht Belt, one stunning photo at a time.
When Abigail Jones set out to explore what is left of the legendary Catskills resorts, she thought it would be simple. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Don Byron’s tribute to Borscht Belt musician and comedian Mickey Katz brought him plenty of attention 20 years ago. Now, the clarinetist looks back on his role in the klezmer music revival.
Helen Kutsher, the face of her family-owned resort in the Catskill Mountains for decades, has died.