This Day in Jewish History 1962: The Madam of the Mob Dies

Polly Adler morphed from an abused factory worker to the celebrated proprietor of one of New York's most popular bordellos in the 1930s.

On June 9, 1962, Polly Adler, the most well-known “madam” of her day, died in Los Angeles, California. Adler built a reputation by...