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Tough Jews

Learn about Jews who were famous (or notorious) for their toughness, including: Boxer and heavyweight champion Max Baer, mob bosses Arnold Rothstein and Meyer Lansky, Detroit’s notorious Purple Gang, pro-wrestlers Goldberg and Raven (Scott Levy). Here are also figures who have been forgotten by history, such as boxer Benny “The Ghetto Wizard” Leonard, hockey player Larry “The Rock” Zeidel and football player Benjamin “Benny” Friedman.

Tough Jews