Ever wonder what became of the grand hotels in the Catskills – The Concord, Grossinger’s, Kutscher’s and others? Here’s your chance to see them as they are now, and hear about the unique part they played in the American Jewish past. Acclaimed photographer Marisa Scheinfeld has been touring about her hauntingly beautiful photography book, The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland. We’ll have special Catskills-style Shabbat dinner, with slides and commentary by Scheinfeld.
As she writes in her prologue to the book: “Guest rooms have become sanctuaries for birds. Leafy ferns have pushed their way through foundations and floors. Overgrown shrubs and tangled weeds have swallowed staircases.”
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 – 6:30 PM
1320 Centre St., Newton Centre, Room 301
Tickets: $53 at CLICK HERE
Bring your memories – and to spur you along, here’s a Catskill Memory from Joey Baron:
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