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Grapevine: It's all in the timing


Grapevine: It's all in the Timing

By Greer Fay Cashman The Jerusalem Post, December 5, 2017 - 23:28

SEVERAL YEARS ago, Prof. Robert Rockaway of Tel Aviv University wrote a best-selling book, But He Was Good to His Mother, which, in an interesting and humorous manner, tells the story of some of America’s leading Jewish gangsters. Among those mentioned in the book are Louis Lepke Buchalter, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel, Arthur “Dutch” Schultz, Meyer “The Little Man” Lansky, Charlie “King” Solomon, Max “Boo Boo” Hoff and Abner “Longy” Zwillman. The book was so popular that it had to be reprinted several times.

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