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Temple Sholom to screen Welcome to Kutshers

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Temple Sholom to screen Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort on Sunday, Jan 31, at 7:00pm

Kutsher's Country Club was the last surviving Jewish resort in the Catskills. Kutsher’s which was family-owned and operated for over 100 years was one of the legendary Borscht Belt hotels. This award-winning documentary captures a last glimpse of a lost world as it disappeared before our eyes by exploring the full Dirty Dancing era Catskills experience and how it changed American pop culture in the comedy, sports and vacation industries. 

Miami Jewish Film Festival  - Audience Award - Best Documentary

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The New York Jewish Film Festival at Lincoln Center – Closing Night Selection

"Elegiac" -The New York Times   "Extraordinary" -The Jewish Voice   "Amazing” -The Algemeiner

Admission is free thanks to a grant from the Ruth Rutenberg fund at Temple Sholom. 

Please keep this fund in mind when considering future charitable giving. Light refreshments will be served.

Trailer: http://tinyurl.com/kutschers

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About Temple Sholom

Founded in 1913, Temple Sholom is a Reform Jewish congregation led by Rabbi Joel N. Abraham and Cantor Darcie Sharlein. The temple and its religious school are home to about 250 families from the greater Scotch Plains-Fanwood area. Temple Sholom is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism. Temple Sholom is located at 1925 Lake Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 For more information about the Temple or joining the congregation, please call 908-889-4900, e-mail sholom@sholomnj.org or visit www.sholomnj.org.

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