Category Archives: Mafia

The Nice Jewish Madam

Kenny Gallo is an ex-gangster who’s written a new book — Breakshot: A Life in the 21st Century American Mafia. Kenny was a key source for me when I was writing about the role of organized crime in the sex … Continue reading

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‘Breakshot: A Life in the 21st Century American Mafia’

The author of this forthcoming book, Kenny Gallo, is somebody I’ve known since the summer of 2001. I learned a lot about the mafia from him and in turn I shared with a lot of stuff about Judaism. He’s been … Continue reading

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Gangster Jews and the bid to defy weakness

Brad A. Greenberg writes: A few weeks ago, I finished reading "Blood Relation," Eric Konigsberg’s fascinating account of the mobster life of Uncle Heshy. The author’s family was Jewish, so the murdering and racketeering of his uncle, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg, … Continue reading

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