A Mobster in the Family: Jewish Outlaws, Gangsters and Bandits.
A talk by Naomi Sandweiss
2:00 pm, Sunday March 1, at Temple Beth-El
Temple Beth-El’s History Committee invites you to a presentation by Naomi Sandweiss at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 1 at the Temple. Ms. Sandweiss will discuss “A Mobster in the Family: Jewish Outlaws, Gangsters and Bandits.”
Ms. Sandweiss’s trip is sponsored by the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society and the Historical Society of New Mexico. We suggest donations to TBE of $10. There will be refreshments after this presentation.
Naomi Sandweiss is the author of Jewish Albuquerque 1860-1960 and numerous articles. She is Executive Director of Parents Reaching Out, a statewide non- profit organization, and is a past president of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society. She will explore in this talk who were the generation of Jewish-American gangsters, what forces led them to enter the world of crime, and how these same gangsters fought anti-Semitism and supported Israel.
This will be a very good session. Please attend!
Sponsor: Temple Beth-El Las Cruces