How New York’s Bagel Union Fought — and Beat — a Mafia Takeover

In the 1950s, organized crime in New York City wanted in on burgeoning bagel profits. The New York City Bagel Maker’s Union Local 338 — a membership made almost solely of Jewish bagel makers and their sons — wasn’t prepared to share the gelt.

Source: Grubstreet
Published: Jan 8, 2020
Length: 12 minutes (3,164 words)
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