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originally posted by: CynConcepts
a reply to: madmac5150
Must have been interesting since the Irish Mafia are not allies with the polish mafia. .???
Edit add: realized that I may sound sarcastic, so wanted to make it clear that it truly must be quite an interesting experience.
originally posted by: CapstonePendulum
a reply to: CynConcepts
Mafia is a word that is Italian specific. Israeli mafia is like saying Australian MS-13 or American KGB.
Maybe it's been picked up as a buzz word but all organized crime is not Mafia. There has never been a single non Italian member of Cosa Nostra or the "Mafia", which no person in the organization will ever say because it is a Media term.
Israeli organized crime would be a Mossad run organization off the books. It would be government sponsored and maybe take some cues from the Italians but they wouldn't call themselves Mafia that's for sure.