The government’s most successful Prohibition agents were two overweight Jewish guys from New York, who arrested 4,932 people and regularly wore fake mustaches
With Boardwalk Empire over, some other bad guys to watch on-screen
How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters
How the Jewish gangster helped establish Las Vegas as a gambling mecca
The role of Jewish bootleggers and the struggle for cultural acceptance
Books on Jewish bootleggers, the Aleppo Codex, and the Vilna Gaon honored
The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.
Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off
‘And make an extra sale,’ 1950s brochure advises
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