The Tape Room Podcast
3: Abe Lebewohl “The Jewish Mother Teresa”

3: Abe Lebewohl “The Jewish Mother Teresa”

October 17, 2017

He was the definition of an American success story. Abe Lebewohl was a Holocaust survivor who immigrated to the United States at the age of 19. He later opened the 2nd Avenue deli in the East Village where he was known to feed every homeless person who walked into the deli hungry. He was a man who lived to help others, until one day someone took everything. Abe was killed in March of 1996. The Tape Room takes a closer look at this case with an emotional conversation with Abe's brother.

2: The Murder Of Chaim Weiss

2: The Murder Of Chaim Weiss

October 11, 2017

The Tape Room goes back to 1986. The Rabbinical Student: Orthodox Judaism is unique. On one side it is the practice of living to strict codes that have remained unchanged for centuries. One the other, it is mingling and living in secular society. To keep up the traditions, many communities set up schools known as yeshivas. It is at one of these schools on Long Island back in 1986 where a young student was found beaten to death. His name was Chaim Weiss. Police say he died from a blow to his head so powerful, it severed his spine. We speak with the Chaim's father. Three decades later this brutal crime still haunts this family.

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