In the Catskills a century of Jewish experience in "The Mountains" /

Other Authors: Brown, Phil.
Format: Ebook
Language: English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, c2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. History:
  • Sleeping in my parents' hotel: the end of a century of the Jewish Catskills /
  • Phil Brown
  • Jewish farmers of the Catskills /
  • Abraham Lavenser and Clarence Steinberg
  • Hotels and the Holocaust /
  • Reuben Wallenrod
  • The Catskills at the end of World War II /
  • Martin Boris
  • pt. 2.
  • Boarding house, bungalow, and Kuchalayn life:
  • The yearning heifer /
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Grine Felder -a place in the country /
  • Martin Boris
  • Bingo by the bungalow /
  • Thane Rosenbaum
  • Bungalow colony life /
  • Irwin Richman
  • Bungalow stories /
  • Arthur Tanney
  • pt. 3.
  • Hotel life:
  • Dinner at the Rigi Kulm House /
  • Abraham Cahan
  • Old stock /
  • Hortense Calisher
  • Young workers in the hotels /
  • Phil Brown
  • The pool /
  • Eileen Pollack
  • Growing up at Grossinger's /
  • Tania Grossinger
  • Five and three house /
  • Sidney Offit
  • Reflections on the Delmar Hotel and the demise of the Catskills /
  • Jerry A. Jacobs
  • pt. 4.
  • Entertainment:
  • Comics, singers, and tummlers /
  • Joey Adams (with Henry Tobias)
  • The social director of the adult summer camp /
  • Moss Hart
  • The casino /
  • Harvey Jacobs
  • The fine art of mountain Tummling /
  • Joyce Wadler
  • Yener Welt -music and lyrics /
  • Phil Brown
  • Shoot the shtrudel to me, Yudel! -music and lyrics /
  • Henry Foner
  • pt. 5.
  • Romance:
  • Miss Tevkin /
  • Abraham Cahan
  • Forbidden fruit /
  • Harvey Jacobs
  • Marjorie at South Wind /
  • Herman Wouk
  • Amy Lourie /
  • Terry Kay
  • pt. 6.
  • Religion:
  • Bungalow summer: the Catskills, New York /
  • Robert Eisenberg
  • The shul in Kaaterskill Falls /
  • Allegra Goodman
  • pt. 7.
  • Food:
  • Eating at the hotel /
  • Sarah Sandberg
  • The Catskills remembered /
  • Vivian Gornick
  • Bungalow /
  • Elizabeth Ehrlich.

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