The Toughest Fictional Jewish Gangsters

With Boardwalk Empire over, some other bad guys to watch on-screen

Yiddish and Mezuzot on ‘Boardwalk Empire’

How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters

Bugsy Siegel’s Coast-to-Coast Crime Empire

How the Jewish gangster helped establish Las Vegas as a gambling mecca

The Jewish Gangsters of ‘Murder Incorporated’

Prohibition-era hit squad’s handiwork appears on Boardwalk Empire

Mickey Cohen is What ‘Boardwalk’ is Missing

The real-life gangster was a few years too late for the Prohibition-era show

Another ‘Boardwalk’ Casualty: Waxey Gordon

This season’s time jump bypasses much of the bootlegger’s criminal career

On ‘Boardwalk,’ Meyer Lansky Looms Large

The ruthless Jewish gangster is all business on the Prohibition-era HBO show

‘Boardwalk Empire’ Returns Without Rothstein

HBO show’s final season opens in 1931, after the real-life gangster was killed

I Dream of Lansky: The Dead Jewish Mob King Rules Zachary Lazar’s Law-Bending Novel

At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’

Meyer Lansky’s Ghost Haunts My Visit to Miami Beach

Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived

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