Remembering The Jewish Catskills On I Antique Online.com I Antique Online.com, editor C. Dianne Zweig launches a new group forum called “Catskill Mountain Collectibles and Memorabilia: The Borscht Belt Experience”.
News-Antique.com - Apr 20,2011 - Welcome to the “Kochalain” , I Antique Online.com, the largest social network on antiques, collectibles, art is helping baby boomers and their parents return to the glorious days of vacationing in New York’s Catskill Mountains with a new exciting group forum for collectors, buyers and sellers of antiques and collectibles related to New York’s Catskill Mountains.
While most of the hundredths of, Catskill bungalows, hotels and summer camps have closed, I Antique Online.com aims to save endearing Catskill memories in a new group forum dedicated to collectors of Jewish Catskill memorabilia, collectibles, photos, videos, images, brochures, souvenirs etc. The I Antique Online.com website, along with The Catskill group forum is free and interested Catskill enthusiasts are invited to come aboard schmooze and enjoy “The Country” and Borscht Belt memories.
The new group forum, "“Catskill Mountain Collectibles and Memorabilia: The Borscht Belt Experience”. will be a great place for people to catch up with lost friends, collectible treasures and Catskill nostalgia.
New York's Catskill Mountains were home to hundredths of bungalow colonies (cottage summer vacation communities), summer camps and small hotels. Also referred to as "The Borscht Belt" or "The Mountains" this popular vacation area attracted families who left the heat of the city for some fresh air and relaxation in "The Country". The Catskill's were a haven for Jewish families who had experienced exclusion and discrimination in other places.
According to The Catskill Institute, http://catskills.brown.edu/ , by the 1950s over a million people spent their summers in New York's Catskill Mountain region. The Catskill Institute (affiliated with Brown University) states that bungalows, summer camps and small hotels, "shaped American Jewish culture, enabling Jews to become more American while at the same time introducing the American public to immigrant Jewish culture.
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