Did you hear the one about the Jew, the Muslim, and the movie about the Catskills?
Documentary by former Catskills camper and Turkish Muslim shows how Jewish comedy was schooled at the summer resort - and how many types of herring were on the breakfast menu.
Since their heyday in the middle decades of the last century, the Catskill Mountains have become something of a joke in themselves. Located around a hundred miles north-northwest of New York City, they are the borscht belt, the sour cream sierras, the Jewish Alps – a place belonging to a homespun past when accents were thicker and everyone was poorer.
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