Borscht–belt



(sometimes initial capital letters) the hotels of the predominantly Jewish resort area in the Catskill Mountains, many of them offering nightclub or cabaret entertainment.

The region in and near the Catskill Mountains north of New York City where many predominantly Jewish resort hotels are found (1930s+)
Any neighborhood peopled by Russians or Russian emigrants: Just south of the Fairfax borscht belt and across the street from the Farmer’s Market (1990s+)

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