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  • Former Director of Chabad of Poway and Several Co Defendants Plead Guilty to Multi Million-Dollar Tax Evasion and Fraud

    07/14/2020 5:03:01 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 6 replies ^ | July 14, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of California
    For Further Information, Contact:Assistant U. S. Attorneys Emily W. Allen (619) 546-9738,Andrew Young (619) 546-7981, and Oleksandra Johnson (619) 546-9769 SAN DIEGO – Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, former director at Chabad of Poway, and five of his associates pleaded guilty in federal court today and Monday to fraud charges, admitting that they participated in a complex, years-long, multi-million dollar tax-evasion scheme and other financial deceptions involving theft of public money.According to his plea agreement, while Rabbi Goldstein was director of the Poway synagogue, he received at least $6.2 million in phony contributions to the Chabad and affiliated charities and secretly refunded...
  • Rabbi injured in Poway (CA) synagogue shooting pleads guilty to tax fraud charge

    07/14/2020 2:38:56 PM PDT · by BAW · 18 replies
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 7-14-2020 | Greg Moran, Kristina Davis
    Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who one year ago had part of his hand shot off in a lethal attack by a gunman at the Poway synagogue he founded and received an outpouring of support that included meeting President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to federal charges of tax fraud and wire fraud Tuesday. Goldstein, 58, pleaded guilty to his role in a multi-million dollar scheme where donors made large contributions to Chabad of Poway, but then secretly got most of the money back. Typically, Goldstein would keep a portion of the contribution — 10 percent — then funnel the remaining 90 percent...
  • Poway High School Will Add Shower and Laundry Facilities for Homeless Students

    12/26/2019 8:05:13 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    ktla ^ | 12/26/2019
    “If a kid hasn’t showered in a couple days, everybody knows,” he said. “Or if you’re wearing the same clothes, or they’re not clean, by having a place where kids can get a shower and get their clothes clean, it normalizes things and removes some of the stigma that makes coming to school and focusing more difficult.” About 1% of students in the Poway Unified School District are classified as “youth in transition,” Henry said. At Abraxas, the district’s continuation high school, 14% of students fall into that category, which broadly means they lack a stable place to live.
  • Poway synagogue gunman pleads not guilty to murder

    10/06/2019 12:41:47 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/10/19 | Marcy Oster
    The accused gunman in the deadly shooting at a San Diego-area synagogue pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. In addition to entering pleas on Thursday in a San Diego court for firing an assault rifle inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue, John Earnest, 20, also pleaded not guilty to arson charges for a fire a month earlier at a nearby mosque, the ABC affiliate in San Diego, 10 News reported. One woman, Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, was killed and three people were wounded, including an 8-year-old girl and the synagogue’s rabbi, who lost a finger, in the...
  • Poway shooter: I was ‘defending our nation’

    09/21/2019 4:26:20 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/9/19 | Cnaan Liphshiz
    The accused gunman in the deadly shooting at a San Diego-area synagogue told a 911 operator in the moments after the attack that he did it to save white people from Jews. The recording was played Thursday at a preliminary hearing in San Diego to determine if the case should proceed to trial, the Associated Press reported. One woman was killed and three people were wounded in the April 27 shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue. “I’m defending our nation against the Jewish people, who are trying to destroy all white people,” John Earnest told the operator, adding that...
  • Suspect in Deadly SoCal Synagogue Shooting Told 911 Operator Jewish People...

    09/19/2019 4:13:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    KTLA ^ | 09/19/2019
    A man suspected of opening fire at a Southern California synagogue last spring told a 911 operator in the moments after the shooting that he did it to save white people from Jews, according to a recording played Thursday at a preliminary hearing to determine if the case should proceed to trial. One woman was killed and three wounded in the shooting, which happened at the Chabad of Poway synagogue on the last day of Passover. “I’m defending our nation against the Jewish people, who are trying to destroy all white people,” John T. Earnest is heard saying on the...
  • Joe Bidens email just received. (White Supremacy)

    08/04/2019 12:38:55 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 49 replies
    Just got this email....(I try to keep up with the enemy)....Check out the last paragraph..... .............................. David, today, we are heartbroken. But it’s more than that -- At least 29 lives were stolen, families broken, communities shattered in El Paso and Dayton within 13 hours. Dozens more wounded. Between those two mass shootings, dozens more were killed and injured by gun violence that didn't make national headlines. First: Assault weapons and high-capacity magazines don’t belong on our streets. We must stand up to the NRA and gun manufacturers -- they don’t own this country. We the people own this country....
  • California's 'Adolf Hitler' let out on bail

    06/29/2019 2:18:50 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/6/19 | Gabe Shutman
    A 23-year-old East Bay man who threatened on a gaming website to murder “over 30” Jews and police officers wants his gun back, J. The Jewish News of Northern California reported. Ross Farca of Concord, California returned to court this week to contest a restraining order that would extend a prohibition on his possession of firearms. Farca was released on bail days after his arrest on June 10. The move shocked the local Jewish community: According to a police investigation, Farca professed admiration for the Poway and Christchurch shooters, assembled his own AR-15-style assault weapon, and on a gaming website...
  • Search warrant reveals new details about alleged Poway synagogue killer (8chan gets served)

    06/18/2019 9:28:10 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 38 replies
    Fox News San Diego ^ | June 17, 2019 | JEFF MCADAM
    SAN DIEGO – A search warrant has revealed new details about the alleged gunman in an deadly attack on a synagogue in Poway. The warrant reveals that John Earnest told others he lit part of a mosque on fire in Escondido prior to the shooting. “I scorched a mosque in Escondido with gasoline,” Earnest wrote. “and they never found [expletive] on me.” The website he posted that comment to is called, often referred to as 8chan, which serves as an open forum for users to post and comment about issues with anonymity. The search warrant alleges that Earnest posted...
  • Fueled by Nazi fascination, Concord man allegedly plotted to massacre Jewish people, police officers

    06/16/2019 9:05:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | June 15, 2019 at 3:03 pm | Nate Gartrell
    A Bay Area man who allegedly talked online about wanting to emulate the Poway synagogue shooter “except with a Nazi uniform on” is in county jail and facing three felony charges, after an investigation by the FBI and Concord police. Concord resident Ross Anthony Farca, 23, was charged this week with making criminal threats, as well as manufacturing and possessing an assault weapon. The charges stem from comments Farca allegedly posted to his account on Steam, a popular video game platform. Farca’s screen name was “Adolf Hitler (((6 Million))),” a reference to the number of Jewish people killed during the...
  • Omar, Tlaib refuse to see Hamas’ hate is same as the synagogue shooter’s

    05/08/2019 5:50:27 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 6, 2019 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Last week, the nation joined in a chorus of condemnation when a self-avowed white nationalist killed one woman and wounded three other worshippers at the Chabad of Poway, Calif. It was a senseless anti-Semitic hate crime that deserved to be condemned without reservation. A week later, four Israelis, including one Bedouin, were killed and 10 others were wounded by rocket fire from Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza that rained down on their streets, homes and places of work.This time, many of the same voices that were so loud about Poway and the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh last October...
  • From The Heart – Wounded Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein Speaks To President Trump At White House

    05/02/2019 12:05:27 PM PDT · by detective · 18 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 2, 2019 | Sundance
    An incredible moment during the National Prayer Service today as Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, the leader and survivor from the recent synagogue shooting in Poway, California, delivers heartfelt prayers and remarks to President Donald Trump. The strength of Rabbi Goldstein is inspiring; his message is uplifting; his faith is unwavering, and his courage is affirming. This is an American message of hope and heart.
  • FBI warned of Poway shooter 5 minutes before attack

    04/29/2019 1:11:32 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/4/19 | Gary Willig
    The FBI revealed on Monday that it had received a warning about the Poway synagogue shooter five minutes before he carried out a deadly shooting attack. On Saturday, during morning services, John T. Earnest opened fire on worshippers at the Chabad of Poway, killing one and wounding three, including the synagogue's rabbi and an eight-year-old girl. The FBI had received a warning about Earnest minutes before the attack, but did not have enough time to locate the suspect. .....
  • Combat Vet Who Stopped The Synagogue Shooter: ‘I Scared The Hell Out Of Him’

    04/29/2019 10:13:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies ^ | 4/29/2019 | Rachel Stoltzfoos
    The man who fired a semi-automatic weapon inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue in San Diego on Saturday froze, dropped his gun and sprinted to his car when he saw Oscar Stewart come barreling toward him, yelling so loud the priest at a neighboring church could hear. Stewart, 51, told The Daily Caller on Sunday he doesn’t remember any conscious thought from the moment he heard the gun shots until it was all over — he just acted on instinct to stop the shooter and prevent him from leaving so he couldn’t hurt more people somewhere else. The Iraq combat...
  • Someone Found The Poway Synagogue Shooter's Manifesto And Called The FBI ...

    04/29/2019 9:39:19 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 29 replies
    Buzzfeed News ^ | April 29, 2019 | Julia Reinstein
    It was just minutes before the shooting when he saw the post. At 11:05 a.m. on Saturday, Colin, a 25-year-old in Yucaipa, California, logged into 8chan. It was only his second time ever on the site, he told BuzzFeed News. Someone close to him is a QAnon believer, and after hearing them spout "some really crazy shit," Colin went on the site out of curiosity. 8chan — an online message board full of white supremacists, conspiracy theorists, Trump fanatics, and violent trolls — was where the Christchurch mosque shooter first announced his plans for the attack. So, when Colin saw...
  • After Poway rabbi thanks Trump, can we now dispense with the canard that Trump is anti-Semitic?

    04/29/2019 7:49:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/29/2019 | Monica Showalter
    For years, President Trump's opponents on the Left have attempted to pin the label of anti-Semitism on him.  In the wake of the vile attack on the Poway synagogue, the response from Rabbi Yishoel Goldstein, who was wounded in the attack, tells a different story: Rabbi Goldstein on Trump calling him following the shooting: "He spoke about his love of peace and Judaism and Israel and he was just so comforting that I’m really grateful to our president for taking the time and making that effort to share with us his comfort and consolation"— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) April...
  • To the American Jewish Community: The Synagogue Shooter Was Not a Christian

    04/29/2019 7:14:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | April 29, 2019 | Michael Brown
    I don’t care what this demented young man claims. I don’t care how much scripture he can quote or how much Christianese he uses. The man is not a Christian. And I can say that on the authority of the New Testament. Jesus Himself deplores such heinous, murderous, cowardly acts.How can I be so sure?Jesus taught us to judge a tree by its fruits.James (actually, Jacob) wrote that we must prove our faith by our works and that faith without accompanying works was dead.And John (Yochanan in Hebrew) said that “no murderer has eternal life abiding in him” (1 John...
  • The man who terrified synagogue shooter - and ended the attack

    04/29/2019 3:45:47 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 33 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/4/19 | David Rosenberg
    A military veteran praying at the Chabad of Poway just north of San Diego on during the shooting attack Saturday was instrumental in putting an end to the deadly attack which left one member of the congregation dead and three more wounded. When 19-year-old John T. Earnest opened fire on worshippers at the Chabad of Poway Saturday, 51-year-old Oscar Stewart, a veteran of both the US Army and Navy, dashed to the synagogue foyer and charged Earnest, forcing him to flee the scene – effectively ending the attack. Earnest, who according to an online manifesto published in his name just...
  • Israeli Politicians Tie NY Times Anti-Semitic Cartoon to San Diego Shooting

    04/28/2019 12:50:04 PM PDT · by Stepan12 · 21 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | april 28, 2019 | Aryeh Savir
    Israeli politicians responding to the shooting at the Chabad Synagogue in Poway, San Diego, during Shabbat services tied it to a cartoon published by the New York Times which was accused of anti-Semitic themes. In the cartoon published on Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is portrayed as a dog wearing a collar featuring a blue Star of David, guiding a “blind” President Donald Trump who is shown wearing a kippah (skullcap). Member of Knesset-elect Michal Shir stated on Sunday that “where hatred is being printed, hate crimes will be committed.” “Lori Gilbert Kay’s horrific anti-Semitic murder, while she was praying...
  • Eric Swalwell tells Trump to spare us his thoughts and prayers — right after offering prayers

    04/27/2019 10:04:26 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 32 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 04-27-2019 | Brett T
    We never get tired of repeating it, especially when 2020 candidate Eric Swalwell tweets about guns and the NRA, but this is the guy who tweeted “it would be a very short war” if gun owners ever tried fighting gun confiscation, ’cause the government has legit nukes. Yes, his message to all those Second Amendment “extremists” out there clinging to their guns was to threaten them with even greater firepower. He really, really tries to come across as tough on social media and in cable TV appearances, but this guy really is a joke. Kamala Harris has already upstaged him...