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Why is my comment 'anti semitism'? The mob is usually portrayed as Italian, while most of these names have Jewish origin. It wouldn't be anti Catholic to note that most Italian mob figures have Italian surnames. I'm not deriding the spiritual beliefs of these gangsters, just noting their origins. It's common knowledge that the current generation of 'Red Mafia' are predominantly Russian Jews. https://www.amazon.com/Red-Mafiya-Russian-Invaded-America/dp...



It's problematic because the article isn't about their ethnicity, and your comment boils down to "hey guys just so you know, they're Jews." Who cares? Unless you're going to tie that back to the story somehow, what's the point of bringing it up? It's not explicitly antisemitic but it is a weird thing to highlight.


the 'weird thing to highlight' is that your average Joe thinks of that era of mobster as Italian...




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