• Home
  • Audio
  • “KOSHER NOSTRA” – THE STORY OF THE JEWISH MAFIA IN AMERICA

“KOSHER NOSTRA” – THE STORY OF THE JEWISH MAFIA IN AMERICA

March 8th, 2016

Arnold “The Brain” Rothstein, Meyer “Murder, Inc.” Lansky, Ben “Bugsy” Siegel, Abe “Kid Twist” Reles, Albert “Tick Tock” Tanenbaum, Sam “Red” Levine . . . these are just some of the names associated with Jewish organized crime in the early twentieth century. Behind each name lies an immigrant history and Orthodox Jewish roots.

But how did kids from respectable Jewish families grow up to become some of the most notorious criminals of all time?

In the fourth lecture of his ‘History of Jews in North America’ series, Rabbi Dunner unravels some of the personal stories, and throws light on the history of the “Kosher Nostra”.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Articles

Video

ARGUMENTS & FIGHTS (VIDEO)

The shocking challenge to Moses’ authority by his cousin Korach has generated countless explanations and moral lessons. Rabbi Dunner shares some ideas from his grandfather’s commentary on the Torah, Mikdash... Read More

All Videos