'Jewish-gang plot to kill Hitler'

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Jewish gangsters in the United States plotted to kill Hitler in 1933, causing a full-scale investigation by the FBI, a book to be published next week reveals, AFP reports from Jerusalem.

Robert Rockaway, author of But He was Good to His Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters, says he discovered details of the investigation in FBI files dating from the 1930s. The FBI chief, J Edgar Hoover, is said to have ordered an agent to investigate the plot, which involved New York rabbis and Jewish gangsters who planned to have Hitler poisoned or shot.