The Dark Side of the Lower East Side
You know the Jewish history of Manhattan’s Lower East Side: pushcart peddlers, crowded tenements, Yiddish storefront signs. But Tablet has explored another world beneath all that—crooks, mobsters, thugs, and violent criminals.

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