Kiamesha Lake, New York

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Kiamesha Lake
Kiamesha Lake is located in New York
Kiamesha Lake
Kiamesha Lake
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°40′59″N 74°39′39″W / 41.68306°N 74.66083°W / 41.68306; -74.66083Coordinates: 41°40′59″N 74°39′39″W / 41.68306°N 74.66083°W / 41.68306; -74.66083
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountySullivan
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
12751
Area code(s)845
FIPS code36105
GNIS feature ID954584

Kiamesha Lake is a hamlet in the town of Thompson, in east-central Sullivan County, New York, United States. The zip code for Kiamesha Lake is 12751.

Kiamesha Lake is located on Route 42, between Monticello and Fallsburg, off New York State Route 17 (Future Interstate 86) Exit 105B.

Travel and recreation[edit]

Kiamesha Lake was the home to the Concord Resort & Golf Club. It is now home to several bungalow colonies[citation needed] and to the Resorts World Catskills hotel and casino.

Hasidic Community[edit]

Kiamesha Lake is home to a year-round Hasidic community. It was originally a satellite community of the Vizhnitzer Hasidic Community of Monsey, New York, consisting of about 80 full-time (as opposed to summer-only) families. Since the passing of the previous Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Monsey, Grand Rabbi Mordechai Hager, his son Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager, the Chief Rabbi of the community, ascended to the title of Rebbe or Grand Rabbi of the Vizhnitzer community of Kiamesha Lake.[citation needed] It is also home to a Vizhnitzer Yeshiva at the site of the former Gibber Hotel.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

  • Hebrew Day School of Sullivan and Ulster Counties.
  • Vizhnitz Yeshiva (formerly Gibber Hotel)

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