‘Kosher’ Nostra: Jewish Gangsters and the Lower East Side: A Walking Tour

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    Arnold Rothstein, Meir Lansky, and Bugsy Siegel were all notorious gangsters whose criminal activities extended to Atlantic City, Miami, Cuba, and Las Vegas, but their stories began on the Lower East Side of New York. We will examine where these leaders of the Jewish underworld began their nefarious activities. Along the way, we will analyze questions of morality, power, and assimilation.

    Use your imagination to evoke what once existed, as we view sites that were associated with these Jewish Gangsters.

    Join Rabbi David Kalb, your guide, as he sheds light on the Jews of this dark aspect of New York’s ‘past, on this very popular tour.

    There is a significant amount of walking on this tour, and WE TOUR RAIN OR SHINE!

    In order to enable you to hear the guide while practicing social distancing, we will be using an app for smartphones. Bring earphones to your cell.

    Proper mask-wearing is mandatory, with a strict policy – no mask, no tour!

    We ask that all attendees please wash their hands or sanitize before the tour begins.

    If you are not feeling well, DO NOT ATTEND. If you have been exposed to anyone with symptoms of the virus DO NOT ATTEND. Call our office and arrangements will be made to either have your money refunded, or you will be issued a credit with no expiration date.

    We will monitor the situation and guidelines, and reserve the right to either cancel this tour, increase, or decrease the number of registrants accordingly.

    Tickets will be an additional $3PP on the day of the tour – pending availability.

    Sun, October 17, 2021

    10:45 AM – 1:30 PM EDT

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    Location

    Meet across the Street from the Museum at Eldridge Street

    12 Eldridge Street

    Between Canal and Eldridge Streets

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