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Murder In Broad Daylight Of New York Deli Icon Abe Lebewohl Still Unsolved 25 Years Later

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Source: CRIME STOPPERS; New York DAILY NEWS

Aug. 20 2021, Published 12:56 p.m. ET

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Abe Lebewohl survived the Holocaust, came to America, and created a beloved institution in his adopted city of New York, the Second Avenue Deli. The eatery became famed worldwide as a hotspot for celebrities and regular folks alike.

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On a March morning in 1996, Lebewohl was gunned down while making a bank deposit. But in an era before the wide use of surveillance cameras, his killer was able to get away. The case remains unsolved.

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