'the Fish That Ate The Whale,' By Rich Cohen

'The Fish That Ate the Whale,' by Rich Cohen
Zemurray, then the teenage son of Russian Jewish immigrants living in the Deep South, saw opportunity in what was, until then, a relatively unknown oddity in the fruit world.
Though not particularly religious, he was a key financial banker of the exodus of Jews out of Europe after World War II and the founding of the sovereign state of Israel.

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