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Meyer Lansky – Gangster

Gangster, bootlegger and math wizard who tutored under Arnold Rothstein, partnered with Lucky Luciano and Bugsy Siegel, and became a gambling kingpin

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Gangster

Daniel Mendoza – Boxer

Master fighter who put "science" into boxing

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 Boxer

Vera Figner – Russian Revolutionary

Vera Figner was a leading radical in 19th Century Russia who was imprisoned for her part in the assassination of Alexander II

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 Russian Revolutionary

David Weiss – Jewish Firefighter NYFD

David Weiss was one of three Jewish New York City firefighters to die on 9/11/01 at the World Trade Center

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 Jewish Firefighter NYFD

Albert Seedman – NYPD Chief of Detectives

Cigar chomping, tough and flamboyant--Detective Albert Seedman was the first and only Jewish NYPD Chief of Detectives

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 NYPD Chief of Detectives