Is there a cure for the Arab sector's crime crisis?

MIDDLE ISRAEL: The crime crisis in the Arab sector has become a national scourge, and there is a way to beat it.

Mafia boss Shumi Isakov, son, killed in shooting in Israel's North

Isakov had survived a previous attempt on his life in 2004, when unidentified assailants opened fire on him, his younger brother and another individual.

In ‘Lansky,’ Harvey Keitel puts the gangster’s Jewishness front and center

Lansky, born in Russia in 1902, arrived in New York in 1911. Known as the “Mob’s Accountant,” he was notorious in his own right, operating criminal rackets from Miami to Las Vegas to Cuba.


Jake Tapper’s ‘The Devil May Dance’ partners Hollywood, Mafia and politics

Set in the early 1960s, it sends the Marders on an undercover mission that sounds groovy and glamorous: Hang out with Frank Sinatra and his famous Rat Pack in Los Angeles to find out just how tight the singer’s ties to the Mafia are.

Illustrative Photo: Ahmed Hergal, founder of Italian restaurant L'antica Pizzeria DaPietro, adds ing

Tattooed Italian mobster nabbed in Caribbean thanks to his cooking videos

Biart made a fatal mistake. He and his wife posted on YouTube several videos of Biart cooking Italian dishes. Although they were careful not to show his face, police recognized him from the tattoos.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits a Clalit healthcare center in the Arab town Tira.

Netanyahu meets with Arab-Israeli authorities to discuss lowering crime

"I want special forces, task forces," Netanyahu suggested, after indicating that the crime wave would likely spread to Jewish localities soon.

25 years after 'Casino': a primer on some of Hollywood's Jewish gangsters

The film's protagonist is based on Frank Rosenthal, a real Jewish gambling expert from Chicago who had ties to the Chicago Outfit and eventually headed to Vegas to run casinos for them.


New documentary seeks to find New York Jewish gangster's buried treasure

Infamous bootlegger Dutch Schultz reportedly hid around $8 million somewhere in upstate New York, but it has continued to elude treasure hunters for 85 years.

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