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- proper noun An area in
upstate New York, in the Catskills, in which there were once many Jewish camps and resorts.
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- noun (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests
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The decision Friday ends the effort by the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin to open a casino in the long economically depressed area, once a destination for top celebrities at world-class resorts in what was known as the Borscht Belt.
The decision ends the effort by the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin to open a casino in the long economically depressed area, once a destination for top celebrities at world-class resorts in what was known as the Borscht Belt.
"I am one of the few Jews in the history of the world who does not like borscht," says Mr. Roman, the dean of the Friars Club who earned his station with countless nights on the Borscht Belt circuit.
In 2008, after nearly a decade in Britain, All Tomorrow's Parties expanded across the Atlantic to Kutsher's Country Club, a once-popular destination in Monticello, in New York's Borscht Belt.
He has a touch of Borscht Belt in him, too, and trades jokes with his patients so regularly that some come prepared with new jokes to tell him.
What the film has in abundance is sass; a cool vibe; rapid-fire dialogue that's part private-school brat, part Borscht Belt, part Juno.
Carl, a lover of big ideas, envisioned a touring cabaret of Stagedoor Manor kids as a regular act on the Borscht Belt circuit.
And now comes Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank's choreographed extravaganza in the House of Representatives, supported by an echoing committee, with sound bites worthy of a night in the Borscht Belt.
Uh-oh And I even held for the laugh, like a Borscht Belt novice.
Later that same summer, Buttons worked on the Borscht Belt;1 his straight man was Robert Alda.