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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish mobsters battled Nazis in wartime America

Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish mobsters battled Nazis in wartime America

Published June 6, 2022

(JTA) — As Adolph Hitler rose to power in 1930s Germany, a growing wave of fascism began to take root on American soil. Nazi activists started to gather in major American cities, and by 1933, there were more than one hundred anti-Semitic groups operating...

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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.