An ugly New York City extortion racket at the turn of the last century
In an excerpt from the new history ‘The Last Pirate of New York,’ a son connects his father’s Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, to the original American gangsters who preceded them
How the Jewish mob fought American admirers of the Third Reich
How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters
How the Jewish gangster helped establish Las Vegas as a gambling mecca
Prohibition-era hit squad’s handiwork appears on Boardwalk Empire
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.