J.J. Goldberg

Israeli Mafia Returns to LA? Did It Ever Leave?

By J.J. Goldberg

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An October 29 shooting attack at a Los Angeles synagogue, initially thought to be a hate crime or terrorist attack, is in fact being investigated by L.A. police as an Israeli organized crime hit.

The Jerusalem Post broke the story on December 1, but inexplicably buried the lede in the middle of a feature-y interview with a visiting LAPD official, headlined “LAPD official: Israeli organized crime on the rise.” The official, Deputy Chief Michael Downing, in Israel for a conference on policing methods, said the department’s intelligence bureau suspected Israeli mobsters within hours after the event because of certain tell-tale signs — particularly the fact that the gunman shot his two victims in the kneecaps. Kneecapping is commonly employed by gangsters as “a severe warning,” Downing told the Post.

The Los Angeles Times, which picked up the story on December 2, reported that the attack took place just before morning services in the parking garage of Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic Synagogue in North Hollywood. The two victims were taken the hospital, but nobody ended up in the morgue this time.

In a follow-up story the next day, the Times explained that Israeli organized crime “has operated in Los Angeles” since the mid-1990s, “with the growth of the Ecstasy drug trade.”

It’s a pity the Times reporters didn’t spend more time in their own newspaper’s morgue. They would have learned that Los Angeles is Ground Zero of Israeli organized crime in America, the place where the so-called Israeli mafia first entered the public eye — not the 1990s, but in 1979.

In October 1979, almost exactly 30 years before the Adat Yeshurun shooting, Los Angeles was riveted by news of a spectacular double-murder at the posh Bonaventure Hotel. Two Israeli nationals were murdered there by two other Israelis, apparently in a cocaine deal gone bad. The crime was discovered the next morning when the victims’ dismembered body parts began showing up in plastic garbage bags stuffed into trash cans around the San Fernando Valley. A bloody hotel towel stuffed in with the remains led police to the hotel room. The perpetrators were identified and arrested within two weeks when police found a pair of bloody jeans in one of the bags, discarded by a perp who apparently forgot that his clothes carried a laundry mark spelling out his name.

The investigation uncovered a gang of Israeli émigrés, calling themselves the Israeli Mafia, who specialized in drugs and extorting and terrorizing local Israeli-owned electronics stores. Police told the media that the killers were just local thugs, not part of any larger criminal organization. In fact, however, the U.S. Justice Department was in the process of setting up a task force that would include the LAPD and a dozen other federal, state and local agencies in at least four states to investigate what they believed was a nationwide network with international links.

In 1981, when I was working as a reporter in Los Angeles, a task force investigator agreed to meet me and tell the story and show me documents. He said the task force had been disbanded months earlier at the insistence of the State Department, under pressure from the Israeli government. The task force had uncovered a network of Israeli émigré gangs operating in California, New York, Arizona and Texas. In addition to drug-dealing and extortion, they were said to be involved in major international drug smuggling and massive credit card fraud.

A private investigator tracking the Israeli gangs for insurance companies told me that they were part of a loose network of Israeli criminals operating in Europe and South America as well as the United States. The network was an inadvertent side-effect of the Six-Day War of 1967, he said: As Israel’s prisons started filling up with Palestinian terrorists, common criminals were offered early release on condition that they leave the country and not come back. The private eye believed, though he couldn’t prove it, that the various mobs were coordinated by a “spider” who sat in Tel Aviv or Holon and spun his webs.

In three decades since the Bonaventure killings, Israeli gangs have surfaced periodically in legal documents and news reports like this and this about the 1980s, this and this about the 1990s, and this and this about the 2000s. What they have in common is the repeat cast of criminals and their constant shuttling between America and Israel. One day they’re in Netanya, the next day in Brooklyn and the day after, or so it appears, in North Hollywood.



Comments
HA Thu. Dec 10, 2009

All that and not a single movie about Israeli mafia or gangs. Just one holocaust movie after another.

Miriam Chartier Fri. Dec 11, 2009

We close our eyes, we live in darkness, and we do not protect our children. We bring our daughters to them, we deliver our sons over, for them to end their lives young. Think, of all the family's that have been distroyed by what the drug traid does. We are a nation under the eyes of G-D, we will be judge---all of us----for keeping our eyes shut! G-D will soon open them wide.

The Soviet Russia's flood American shores. The so called "freeing" Jews Soviet persecution. What the Media did not tell Americans was that the Jews were the origination of the Soviet system, it's prime beneficiaries and it's prime persecutors of Russian Christians.

"What a Russian Mob" in America ". Why not we have other Mob's come make pay offs, get rich---we open our arms out, and close our eyes! And their are those who hold their hand out, and it is not to help them off the boat.

But, no one dared say that the "Russian Mob" was in fact a "BRANCH" of Russians Jewish Criminals. This was no "branch" from the "Tree of Life" and their roots were deeply planted in sin, watered by blood, the fruit of the tree was power and greed. And if you think it is just one -branch--think again. We live in their forest now. We plant many of their trees around the world and Israel is one of the main ones. Their was a book written, by a son of G-D ...Friedman a journalist and I do believe he has died young after writting this book about the mob. In the book, he gave names and told how our goverment closed their eyes and some have, Friedman said, held out their hands, and embrased the new power of sin and greed. We the people, are under G-D---think--we planted these trees and do nothing, we watch TV, and eat and get fat, we are blind to what is around us. If we got up all of us we could put sin out and turn G-D'S face back. We were once a nation that was blessed. Judah and Israel! We fill the earth, read Jer.31:27 let us fill the earth with His glory. G-D is the KING of All Nations---he has placed his seed in all of us. DNA G-D is our Creator. It is written in Jer...that G-D states, is anything to hard for Me? Tell him NO He is G-D.

It is written in the book of Isaiah....A SUMMONS TO RENEWED OBEDIENCE.

For it is written...Isaiah 2:....O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the LORD. For you have forsaken the ways of your people, O house of Jacob. Indeed they are full of diviners from the east and of soothsayers like the Philistines, and they clasp hands with foreigners. Their land is filled with silver and gold, and there is no end to their treasures;

Read it in full please. We go down a few lines, and we again read.... Isaiah 2....And so people are humbled, and everyone is brought low do not forgive them!

What does G-D tell his holy children that put sin our to do? Isaiah 2...the nexr verse....Enter into the Rock, and hide in the dust from the terror of the LORD, and from the glory of his majesty.

Were is this Rock? It is written...Psalm 118....The Stone the builders rejected has become the capstone: the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes. ( The true temple.) read Gen. 28:22

G-D is dressed in His battle dress, and every thing will turn---the DAY IS NEAR, AND COMING. For it is written.....Isaiah 2...For the LORD of Host (our dwelling place, host houses many) has a ---day--- against---all---that are proud and lofty, against all that is lifted up and high; against all the cedars of Lebanon (leaders, and officals of all kinds, that do nothing) lofty and lifted up; and against all the oaks of Bashan; (realigious leaders that know what is going on) against all the high mountains,( rich men that put good money with bad and close their eyes) to the hills;( the small groups that add their money to the pot of gold) against every high tower, and against every fortified wall; against ---all---the ships of Tarshish,( the coming and going of the many crims that go from shore to shore) and against the beautiful craft.

read in full...we go down to what G-D says for those who turn should do. Isaiah 2.....Enter the caves of the Rock and the holes of the ground, from the terror of the LORD, and from the glory of his majesty when he rises to----TERRIFY THE EARTH.

Ha, and people, my friends, this is no movie...what is written, will be done. But their is hope....for those who turn and put sin out and open their eyes and ears to the words of G-D.

Remember Abraham, was put in a deep fearful sleep, We are awaking now for this time has been given us---to ---turn---become the generation that is like no other generation. G-D knew all of us before we were in our mothers....our DNA has been chosen. Chosen to wipe away the tears of many generations that sined and made G-D'S tears fall so deep with in Him. We can enter in, and wipe them away, what better thing could we do in life? Think about it. Read Jer.31...see were G-D seeded the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seeds of man and beast. Read down and see the covenant...that is given Judah and Israel, it is a new covenant...that comes in every generation that has come after the exile of Egypt, were they broke the covenant, written on both sides.

For it is written in Jer.31...what the covenant will be like for the people that DNA was seeded with Israel. This group of people, will not put the law on their inward parts---they will not turn, G-D must take them and do for them what they will not do for G-D.

For it is written...Jeremiah 31.....But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those day-ssss(days in every ones life to turn) I will put my law in their inward parts, and wirte it in their hearts; and will be their G-D, and they shall be my people.

Now it is written of those who desire is to serve G-D and put sin out.

Psalm 51....Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts(heart and mind) and in the hidden part(the dwelling place of our G-D of Host, the Rock, our Redeemer and Savior) thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

Miriam Chartier Sat. Dec 12, 2009

Have you read Ps. 102 David, knew all the sons of G-D that would be brought forth. for it is written....Psalm 102....This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD. NOTE: THE GENERATION TO COME...

The people,(the Spirit of G-D made them flesh) which shall be created (and the breath of the Almighty gives them life) sons of G-D, brought forth, Ps. 2 the Declared Decree.

Ps.102....for it is written..."For my days are consumed like smoke" David is speaking to G-D and is surrounded by so much that is darkening, defiling, blinding, and depressing, that sitting down in dispair, he compare it to themselfs wandering in a dense fog, and themselfs so dried up thereby that they are little better than pillars of smoke.......Ps.102...."For my days are consumed like smoke."

Did you hear...the words...are they yours in this time...is not David saying ......My grief has made life unsbstantial to me, I seem to be but a puff of vapour which has nothing in it, and soon will dissipated.

It is written also in Ps.102..."Hear my pray, O LORD" "And let my cry come unto thee".

When sorrow rises to such a hight that the words become too weak and prayer is intensified into a cry, then the heart is even more urgent to have audience with the Most High. Many today, in this time of war, have cryed like David. The holy children of G-D can declare....."Verily, G-D hath heard us". It is written...Ps.102..."Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble"

We hear David asking G-D reserve his forwns for other times when he can bear them better but now, in his heavy distress David words cry out favour me with looks of compassion.

We need to turn, become a holy child, like David, and pray this Ps. 102 in our own words, from our hearts crying out to the Living G-D, for the sake of the world.

Miriam Chartier Mon. Jan 4, 2010

Who infecting the Jewish people....even the Rabbes? "PROSTITUTION AND PREJUDICE," by Edward Bristow writes about the world prostitution network and clearly shows the prominent Jewish role. Jewish domination of-- White Slavery-- continues. In fact, it is on al large scale now than ever before in history.

The New Orleans Time Picagune also ran and article...Slave Traders Lure Slavic Woman, it was written by Michael specter and distributed by the Jewish run New York Times New Service. The pice begins telling of an add in a new paper in a home-town promising work and opportune abroad. The girl wound up a slave in Israel, she was only 21. In Israel the government does little to end the BRUTAL SLAVE SYSTEM. They do deport a small percentage that they find with no immigration papers. THINK WHAT WOULD G-D SAY---HOOKERS IN THE HOLY LAND?? In the article they discuss the thriving prostitution with Russians girls as a ------"NATIONAL INSTITUTION"--------! It goes on to talk about the customers who even include rabbing ridding bicycles to the ---places----they used the words whore houses. I find it hard to use this turn for these girls, that have left there homes, thinking of getting a good job and a new life. The lie and deceit that was seeded in the garder that got us out. It blatantly goes on to describe the girls , who are mostly East European Gentile, or young Palestinians, are virtual slaves who are put on a slave auction block.

Once the girls arrive in Israel, the crime bosses take over. The girls usually taken to an "auction house" where the owners of various massage parlors can bid on the talent. The artical goes on to note that many of the girls made to prostitutes in Israel, especial those of Arab descent , encounter physical abuse from Jews who abuse them as an expression of their racial nationalist fervor.

Israel, talks the talk but does not walk the walk...

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