Events Calendar

The Schemel Forum Book Talk and Signing

Friday, 06 December, 2019

Joe Kraus is Chair of the English Department and Theatre at The University of Scranton. His new book, The Kosher Capones, tells the fascinating story of Jewish gangsters from Prohibition into the 1980s. Tracing these gangsters through the lives, criminal careers and conflicts of Benjamin “Zuckie the Bookie” Zuckerman, last of the independent West Side Jewish bosses, and Lenny Patrick, eventual head of the Syndicate’s “Jewish wing”.

Book Talk and Signing will be followed by a reception.  


Alicen Morrison

Phone: 570-941-6206

Weinberg Memorial Library, Heritage Room (5th floor)

300 Monroe Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510