Lansky, Chait, and Zwillman were said to be the only leading mobsters with Jewish backgrounds who were in a position to act as peacemakers between the Jewish Mob and the powerful Italian underworld, both locally and nationally.
Meyer (The Little Man) Lansky – aka “Bugs Meyer”, “Bugsy Meyer”, and “Meyer the Bug” – was born in 1902 as Meier Suchowlanski (TN) in Grodno, Poland. He immigrated to the USA in 1911.
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