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  • Jaffa Mosque bombing plan was to be blamed on right wing Israelis

    May 17, 2011 | 8:09 am

    An Arab-Israeli crime mob planned to bomb a mosque in Jaffa and pass it off as an attack by right-wing settlers, police discovered.

    At least eight people have been under arrest for the last month in the case, from which a gag order was lifted Tuesday, according to reports.

    The plan...

  • Tough Guys

    By Tom Teicholz

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Reading "The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel" (W. Norton & Co., 2002) in paperback, edited by Babel's daughter, Nathalie, got me thinking about Jewish gangsters and tough guys.

    Babel was born in Odessa in 1894. He wrote of Odessa's Jewish underworld and its gangsters in sparkling...

  • Reputed Gangster Emerges as Suspect in Biggest Money-Laundering Case in History

    September 30, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    A reputed gangster who calls himself "a simple Jew from Kiev" has emerged as the central suspect in an international bank-fraud probe that investigators term the biggest money-laundering case in history.

    The case involves an apparent scheme by Russian mobsters to launder billions of...

  • Our Gang

    September 2, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    A reputed gangster who calls himself "a simple Jew from Kiev" has emerged as the central suspect in an international bank-fraud probe that investigators term the biggest money-laundering case in history.

    The case involves an apparent scheme by Russian mobsters to launder billions of...

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