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The Toughest Fictional Jewish Gangsters

With Boardwalk Empire over, some other bad guys to watch on-screen

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Yiddish and Mezuzot on ‘Boardwalk Empire’

How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters

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Bugsy Siegel’s Coast-to-Coast Crime Empire

How the Jewish gangster helped establish Las Vegas as a gambling mecca

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Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: Revisiting Prohibition

The role of Jewish bootleggers and the struggle for cultural acceptance

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2014 Sami Rohr Prize Finalists Announced

Books on Jewish bootleggers, the Aleppo Codex, and the Vilna Gaon honored

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Boardwalk Empire Blues

The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.

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Vigor Juice

Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off

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‘Speak a Jewish Word’

‘And make an extra sale,’ 1950s brochure advises

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