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Jews Gone Wild: Agriprocessors,Iowa,Rubashkin Crime Family,Homeland Security Zionist Michael Chertoff,Alien Rabbis, Kosher Drugs,Guns, Guatemalan Slave Labor

As far as I can tell it appears the methamphetamine scandal is in cover up mode seeing as how W Bush,Attorney Mukasey and Homeland
Security Zsar Michael Chertoff all appear to have reasons and vested interests in a cover up.And yet MANY Guatemalans are in jail :
Jews Gone Wild: Agriprocessors,Iowa,Rubashkin Crime Family,Homeland Security Zionist Michael Chertoff,Alien Rabbis, Kosher Drugs,Guns, Guatemalan Slave Labor

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"I wish everybody should be treated like we treat people" - quote from apparent sado-masochistic
'Orthodox Jew' and slaughterhouse proprietor
- Aaron Rubashkin
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The events described below justifies the resignation of our 'Orthodox Jewish'
U.S.Attorney General Muckasey as well as the fascist Israeli-American 'citizen' Michael Chertoff who helped create the U.S. Homeland Security office he oversees as well as ICE or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Fitting that ICE is also a slang term used for methamphetamines in English.

Since the Rubashkin crime family of Agriprocessors with their Guatemalan slave labor and illegal Israeli and Eastern European Rabbis,
weapons and methamphetamines, etc.,came to my attention it was hard to believe they had never been involved with a 'securities' scam.And as it turns out indeed at least one has appeared called Allou Healthcare.While hundreds of Guatemalans are sentenced to jail where are the good, ethical Jews who will speak out in favor of them and against theiroppressors ? Are the illegal alian rabbis in jail with them ?Any news would be
greatly appreciated.

As far as I can tell it appears the methamphetamine scandal is in cover up mode seeing as how W Bush,Attorney Mukasey and Homeland
Security Zsar Michael Chertoff all appear to have reasons and vested interests in a cover up.And yet MANY Guatemalans are in jail :



failedmessiah.typepad.com...id-the- pri.html


March 27, 2008
Did The Price of Kosher Meat Rise In The Past Months?


If it did, along with inflation, higher energy and feed costs, if you eat Rubashkin meat the reason prices rose could be because of this
$1.4 million dollar judgement against Aaron Rubashkin and his companies, including Agriprocessors:
What did Rubashkin do?

Apparently he 'sold' meat to the hasidic controlled Allou Healthcare –
about $2 million dollars worth.

Problem is, Allou distributed healthcare and beauty items and was not in the food business.

In other words, Allou paid Rubashkin for product it did not sell.

This may be a kickback scheme of some type, similar to the money laundering scheme the Spinka Rebbe was arrested for.

www.sec.gov/litigation/li...ses/ lr18751.htm

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israeljewishnews.blogspot.com/
2008/05/illegal-alien-rabbis-workers-maybe-even.html

''The source also said he believed rabbis responsible for kosher
supervision entered the United States from Canada without proper immigration documents. According to the affidavit, the source did not
provide evidence for his suspicions about the rabbis.''


Israel Jewish News
Daily News with an emphasis on Israeli and Jewish perspectives.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Illegal Alien Rabbis, Workers . . . Maybe Even Meth? When is Kosher not Kosher?

Feds cite possible drugs, illegal workers at kosher plant
Harry Baumert/Des Moines Register

www.jta.org/cgi-bin/iowa/news/article/2008051320080513agriprocessorsraid

By Ben Harris Published: 05/13/2008

NEW YORK (JTA) -- In laying the legal groundwork for a massive raid of the country's largest kosher slaughterhouse, federal authorities cited claims that illegal narcotics production took place at the factory and hundreds of illegal immigrants were employed there, including several
of the rabbis responsible for kosher supervision.

The charges were among the most explosive details to emerge following the raid Monday at the Agriprocessors plant in Postville, Iowa.

Agents arrested 390 workers in what Immigration and Customs Enforcement called the largest raid of its kind in U.S. history.

The raid, which required federal authorities to rent an expansive fairground in nearby Waterloo to house detainees, prompted the U.S.
District Court for the Northern District of Iowa to temporarily relocate judges and court personnel to the site because the facilities
in Cedar Rapids and Sioux City were inadequate.

"There have been other operations where more people have been arrested," Tim Counts, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement
spokesman, told JTA. "But as far as we can determine, this is the
largest single-site operation as far as number of arrests go."

The raid follows a six-month investigation involving more than a dozen federal agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the
Drug Enforcement Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, and the
departments of labor and agriculture.

Three Israelis and four Ukrainians were among the detainees held on
charges of being in the country illegally, Counts said. Officials are
expected to bring criminal charges against some of the detainees as
well, most of whom are from Guatemala and Mexico.

Agriprocessors said in a statement Tuesday that it "takes the
immigration laws seriously" and intended to "continue to cooperate
with the government in its investigation."

"Agriprocessors will also inquire further into the circumstances that
led to these events," the company said. "We extend our heartfelt
sympathies to the families whose lives were disrupted and wish them
the best. We are deeply committed to meeting the needs of all of our
customers and are operating again today."

In the affidavit filed as part of the 60-page application for a search
warrant, additional details were revealed of the government's
investigation of Agriprocessors, a company that has been beset by
numerous allegations of health and safety violations, mistreating
workers and using controversial slaughter practices.

According to the document, a former supervisor at the plant --
identified only as Source #1 -- told investigators that some 80
percent of the workforce was illegal.

The source also said he believed rabbis responsible for kosher
supervision entered the United States from Canada without proper
immigration documents. According to the affidavit, the source did not
provide evidence for his suspicions about the rabbis.

Source #1 also claimed to have discovered active production of the
drug methamphetamine at the plant and reported incidents of weapons
being carried there.

Methamphetamine, more commonly known as crystal meth, is Illegal in
the United States. The popular nightclub drug gives users a sense of
energy and euphoria that can last for hours.

Agriprocessors employees told investigators that sometimes they were
required to work nighttime shifts of 12 hours or more........

Founded by Brooklyn butcher Aaron Rubashkin,Agriprocessors produces
kosher meat and poultry marketed under the labels Aaron's Best and
Rubashkin's.

The firm gained national attention in 2000 with the publication of the
book "Postville," which described the tensions between the company and
the local community. The company has attracted a significant
population of Orthodox Jews to a rural pocket of northeast
Iowa.........


If the company turns out to be criminally liable, Genack said, that
could be grounds for losing its kosher certification.

Genack said he was told by the plant's supervising rabbi that two
foreign rabbis working at the plant had failed to renew their work
permits when they expired a few weeks ago. He described the issue as a
"technical" violation and insisted the two rabbis had not been
detained.

Much of the information the government collected appears to have come from former employees of Agriprocessors who were detained by police on unrelated charges. Sources related similar stories of presenting
fraudulent documents and Social Security numbers when seeking
employment with the company.

Several said they were aware of undocumented workers employed at the
plant that were paid by supervisors in cash.

The affidavit says the government has probable cause to believe that
an Agriprocessors supervisor assisted workers in acquiring fake
documents in exchange for a cut of the proceeds.

Federal investigators provided documentation for a former
Agriprocessors employee, identified in the affidavit as Source #7, for
the purpose of gaining employment at the plant. Once hired, the source
reported on rabbis who insulted the workers and threw meat at them.

In one alleged instance, a "Hasidic Jew" duct-taped a worker's eyes
and then hit him with a meat hook,
"apparently not causing serious
injuries."..........

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has clandestinely
videotaped a controversial slaughter practice used at the plant.....

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''The time to buy is when there's blood in the streets'' - quote from
Baron Rothschild around the time of the French Revolution,(Apparently
also when there is 'un-kosher'blood on the meat and in the street if
you follow the example of Rabbi Aaron Rubashkin.Rabbi Aaron Rubashkin
beats his meat....Is that 'kosher'?)

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As another example of the war and securities fraud of Chris 'Naked Shorts' Cox since he lied thousands of Americans to their deaths,is his cover up and protection of Israeli Menachem Atzmon's,et.al.,'s U.S. stock scam,ICTS International,that allowed all this to happen in the first place and that led to such political fraud as those 'Swift Boat Catpains'against Kerry that all right wing fascists - from right wing Jews to right wing Christians contributed to with money defrauded from U.S. public with the help of Cox's SEC.I'm no Kerry fan either and he's the one who should've been tasered in Florida
that night,it might of woke him up.

While I am no fan of the Clintons, Hillary's nemesis Michael Chertoff should be in jail with Jonathan Pollard in my opinion for his cover up of convicted,(in Israel),crimial Menachem Atzmon and ICTS International's role in 9/11.

But Cox is part of the coverup too as well as Michael Mukasey.They should not be allowed to hide behind the U.S. flag or in the cases of Mukasey and Chertoff - Judaism - any longer. They corrupt and give a very bad rePUTAtion to both.

Actually it's hard to believe Hillary would have any conflict with Chertoff whatsoever as he seems to me to be her kinda guy - but she does.Also didn't I come across some mention of Chertoff's connection to Cox's Latham and Watkins out law firm ?

la.indymedia.org/news/200...8/06/ 218194.php

9/11,ICTS,WeCu,:U.S.Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff ,Dangerous Israeli Fraud

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And yet,'The Rubashkins collected
union dues from their Brooklyn employees but did not turn the money
over to the union. Instead, the Rubashkins kept the money for
themselves.',according to failedmessiah.com
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And to think the criminal scumbag and 'Orthodox Rabbi' has labeled
union organizers as 'terrorists'!
He is a Russian fascist as well as
an Israeli connected Jew and we know now that it was Israelis who
guarded Logan airport Boston,Massachussetts on 9/11 with financing
from a U.S. stock called ICTS International operated by Israeli Prime
Minister Ehud Olmert's pal and the Likud Party's money launderer
Menachem
Atzmon ! And another money launderer and briber of the corrupt Israeli
PM Olmert was Morris Talansky who coincidentally was a major 'investor'
in Global Technologies,a NASDAQ pump and dump fraud of the 1990's,
whose In Flight Entertainment Network was implicated in the short
circuiting of the Swissair 111 off the coast of Nova Scotia on
September 2,1998 that caused its 'black box to conveniently
disconnect just before the crash so no flight data could be gathered.
The Swissair 111 fell into so many pieces everyone on board was killed
including many U.N. employees!

I'm not saying Talansky and gang were planning the crash - only that I
KNOW Global Technologies was,besides being a securities(stock)fraud,
quiet possibly a securty(safety) fraud as well - just like the Israeli
stock fraud ICTS International that allowed Mohamed Atta and gang to
board American and United Airlines at
Logan Boston airport on 9/11 was a stock fraud,(and perhaps something
much more sinister)......
I regret that the right wing fascists that the Clinton and Bush
regimes have allowed to operate in the U.S. for years not only harms
Americans (as well as Mexicans and Guatemalans, etc.),but also harms
American Jews who should NOT SIT SILENT NOR
DEFEND THIS RABBLE BUT DEMAND INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF THE
RUSSIAN-JEWISH MAFIA !

After all it was lesser known Bush brother,Marvin,who was in
'business' with Kuwaiti Al Sabah royalty in the scam called Securacom
of the Kuwait American company or Bush-Al Sabah company that held
contracts to guard both the WTC as well as Dulles Airport for years
before and until 9/11 !
Both ICTS International were stock frauds incorporated in the U.S.
that defrauded American investors all with Bill Clinton's apparent
bleesing !And ICTS International was practically an arm of the Israeli
government and Mossad !
- Tony Ryals


Sunday, May 18, 2008
My Crystal Meth Was Blessed By Rabbis!



posted by Liberal White Boy
La Kosher Nostra Busted In Iowa... Brooklyn Curly Heads Under Investigation!

Rabbis Blessing More Than Hot Dogs At Postville, Meat Packing Plant!




The Rubashkin's both Aaron and his son, Rabbi Sholom have some
problems and a good deal of explaining to do. Here are a few of those
problems. Some eighty percent of their employees were in the country
illegally. This includes a number of Jewish Rabbi ice
backs(Guatemalans and Mexicans who cross our southern border are
refered to deroatorily as 'wet backs') smuggled in from Canada
apparently to bless Agriprocessor's methamphetamine
production. Many of the employees at Aaron's Best Kosher animal
torture sweatshops were children. Not only were its employees and
children illegal(they)were exploited to the maximum extent possible.
Illegals were paid less than Iowa minimum wage. Then of course they
were required to rent the slum properties of their...plant
supervisors. But financial abuse was not the only abuse these poor
people suffered. A Guatemalan worker was
reportedly tied with duct tape and beaten with an ice hook. What?
That's illegal? (Jewish) settlers do that sort of stuff all the time
to Palestinians in the West Bank, it's no problem.


The only real surprise to many of us was that Rubashkin's Postville
Plant was producing methamphetamine. Did the Government get this part
right? We of course thought that La Kosher Nostra/Mossad would be
producing exstasy at this facility. Every one knows that Israeli's are
the number one importers of exstasy in the United States.......


Posted by Liberal White Boy
homo-sapien-underground.blogspot.com/
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Background news articles:

consumerist.com/tag/Federal-bust/?i=5009511&t=immigration-raid-reveals-m

Immigration Raid Reveals Meth Lab At Nation's Largest Kosher Meat Plant


According to KCRG, officials discovered a methamphetamine lab within
the AgriProcessors meat processing facility in Postville, Iowa during
a large-scale immigration raid. 389 arrests were made by federal
agencies from what is thought to be one of the largest immigration
enforcement actions ever taken in the United States. Details, inside...

AgriProcessors, founded by Aaron Rubashkin, an Hasidic Orthodox Jewish
butcher and rabbi from Brooklyn, supplies over half the kosher meat
sold in the United States. On May 12th agents executed criminal search
warrants for aggravated identity theft and the use of fraudulent
Social Security numbers. There were 697 warrants and 389 arrests.
Currently, officials aren't certain as to who exactly was operating
the meth lab.

One former plant supervisor alleged that over 80% of the floor
employees were illegal aliens from Mexico, Guatemala and Eastern
Europe. Additionally 3 of their rabbis, whose job it is to supervise
the kosher slaughter of livestock, were Israelis who were also
illegally employed.
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Raid on Kosher Slaughterhouse Sparks Fears of Meat Shortage
Immigration Bust Leaves Plant With Skeleton Staff

By Marissa Brostoff
Thu. May 15, 2008


On May 12, The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
stormed the AgriProcessors meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa,
detaining nearly 400 of the slaughterhouse's 968 employees and
prompting others to go into hiding. According to The Des Moines
Register, 154 of those arrested in the raid have been charged with
criminal offenses relating to identity theft. Most of those taken into
custody come from Guatemala or Mexico;a few are from Eastern Europe
or Israel.........

Among the allegations in an affidavit released by ICE was that some
AgriProcessors workers bought and sold weapons at work.The affidavit
also included allegations from sources at the plant that
employees were running a methamphetamine lab on AgriProcessors
premises, that a supervisor struck an employee with a meat hook and
that undocumented workers were receiving significantly less than
minimum wage..........
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Largest Immigration Raid In US History

Agriprocessors, Postville, Iowa, 5-12-08

At least fifteen federal and state agencies raided Agriprocessors in
Postville, Iowa on Monday, May 12, 2008. More than 300 illegal workers
were arrested. As many as 400 more may be arrested in the coming days.

At the same time, a US Department of Labor--"Iowa Department of Labor
investigation came to light. Rubashkin and Agriprocessors is under
investigation for numerous alleged violations of labor law, including
alleged violations of child labor laws.

Agriprocessors is alleged to have paid illegal workers $5 per hour to
start and $6 per hour after three months, both figures well below
legal minimum wage.
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www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/06/02/national/main4143701.shtml
No Employers Charged In Immigration Bust
Almost 400 Illegal Immigrant Workers Arrested, But Still No Managers
Facing Charges



DES MOINES, Iowa, June 2, 2008
Send this story via emailE-Mail Story


(AP) After the biggest immigration raid in U.S. history, hundreds of
workers have been sentenced but not one company official as yet faces
any charges - something critics say is typical of a federal government
that is tough on employees but easy on owners.

Worker advocates and lawmakers say the fact that nearly 400 workers
were arrested in the May 12 raid at the Agriprocessors Inc. plant in
Postville - or more than one-third of the total number of employees -
proves that company officials must have known they were hiring illegal
immigrants.
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Jews Gone Wild:Guatemalan workers treated like cattle or Palestinians
by 'Orthodox Jews' while illegal Israeli or Russian 'orthodox jews'
and rabbis go free after operating a VERY ILLEGAL methamphetamine
operation using Agriprocessors as a cover.Why didn't our Isaeli-American
'Homeland Security Secretary' and Orthodox Jew U.S. Attorney General
Mukasey know what was going on !?In fact as I pointed out recently,
Homeland Security Secretary Chertoff who is more Israeli than American
has been promoting another Israeli airport security fraud called
WeCu(for 'We See you') - even though he and 'Orthodox Jew' and U.S.
Attorney General and NY Judge Albert Hellerstein have been in cover up
mode for years to protect the Israeli government connected criminals
of ICTS International who allowed 9/11 to happen in the first place by
allowing the flights that hit the WTC
to take off from Logan Airport on 911 in the first place !
True,however,that the Iowa cattle yard imprisonment of the
Guatemalan laborers was probably better than the conditions suffered
in substandard housing rented to them by the Russian Jewish
oppressors.:

www.wcfcourier.com/articles/2008/05/16/news/top_story/doc482d602e8d45b62

Friday, May 16, 2008 7:21 AM CDT
Guatemalan consulate 'satisfied' with treatment of detainees
By JENS MANUEL KROGSTAD, Courier Staff Writer
WATERLOO — A representative from the Guatemalan consulate in Chicago
called Monday's immigration raid at Agriprocessors in Postville
frightening, but said conditions inside National Cattle Congress are
humane.

Gustavo Lopez, a consul general, toured the facilities this week.
About 75 percent of detainees captured in the raid at Agriprocessors
in Postville are Guatemalan.

In a Spanish-language interview, he said the strong show of force,
combined with the name of the detention facility — National Cattle
Congress — has left many of his country's people scared. He said they
often ask if loved ones are sleeping among livestock as they await
legal proceedings.

"The name 'National Cattle Congress' sounds very dramatic," he said.
"But we were satisfied by the conditions of the facility. They know we
are watching."...........

Attorneys have complained they weren't allowed access to the detention
center until Tuesday evening.....

Lopez planned to alleviate some fears and complaints coming from St.
Bridget's Catholic Church in Postville during a visit to the church
Thursday evening. Hundreds of Guatemalans have been staying there
since Monday......

People in the church have also complained of not hearing from detained
loved ones. Lopez said he saw a list that showed 150 people who had
made calls. Some detainees have opted not to use the phones when they
are informed the calls may be traced or monitored, he said.
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Aaron Rubashkin Owns 10% to 20% of Postville, Iowa Real Estate

When researching the Rubashkin - Allou connection, I learned Nevel,
Aaron Rubashkin real estate company, is said to own 10% to 20% of
Postville, Iowa's housing stock, making him the city's largest
employer and largest landowner. He would also appear to be its biggest
landlord, as well.-failedmessiah.com
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failedmessiah.typepad.com/failed_messiahcom/2008/06/breaking-rubash.html

June 05, 2008
BREAKING! Rubashkin Hires Former US Attorney As "Chief Compliance Officer"
In response to the massive immigration raid and ongoing investigations
by state and federal agencies inot alleged illegal activities by the
company, Agriprocessors today hired former Missouri U.S. Attorney Jim
Martin to oversee the company's compliance with…
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failedmessiah.typepad.com/failed_messiahcom/2008/06/rca-believe-rub.html

June 03, 2008
RCA(Rabbinical Council of America): Believe Rubashkin, Not Workers, Not Evidence
As you read this new RCA "policy statement" issued today, keep in mind
that as of early last week almost 300 of those arrested at
Agriprocessors in the largest immigration raid in US history had
already pleaded guilty or been convicted. And realize these pleas and
convictions are nowhere mentioned in the RCA's statement:

www.rabbis.org/news/article.cfm?id=105319

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While I say 'crime family' based upon news reports from New York to
Iowa and the previously convicted jewish 'godfather', Moshe Rubashkin,
who presides over this criminal Hasidic Jew enterprise supported by
innumerable fundamentalist Jews - the sad truth is that this scumbag
and his sons are actually admired by Jewish Hassidic community in New
York ,(even though his allegiance to Israel or even his native Russia
is no doubt greater than to the U.S. and W Bush regime whose allegiance he
has bought with blood money - both the cattle he inhumanely slaughters
as well as the Americans whose money he has taken and Guatemalan and
Mexica slave labor and blood,sweat and tears he and they gorge
themselves upon like the parasitic vampires they are.

''He was indicted in September 2007 along with one of his sons for a
scheme to avoid paying taxes and upkeep on a large industrial property
he had abandoned in Allentown, PA. That scheme was first reported here
in 2005. That property burned in several suspicious fires and in at
least one arson. Moshe Rubashkin left hazardous, highly flammable
chemicals at the site, located in a residential area.'' quote from
failedmessiah.com
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Now what will our scumbag 'Orthodox Jews',(while I call them scumbags
I don't call them 'Orthodox Jews' it's the title they choose to go by
and thus give Judaism an increasingly bad rep which I guess it deserves),
i.e.-Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and U.S.Attorney
General Michael Mukasey(who lit a White House Menorah with the
Rubashkin crime family last year) do about those slimy(and illegal)
'Orthodox' Jewish rabbis(from both Isael and Russia) who bless the
putrid meat at Agriprocessors of Iowa run by the Hassidic New York
Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin and his criminally inclined sons in Iowa ?

In investigating this somewhat hushed up or censored story(certainly not
reported by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News that loves to stir up hatred
against illegals(as long as they are NOT jewish or israeliillegals),I
have
discovered that while those in charge get a stay out of jail pass from
the W Bush regime and the criminal American Jews I just named above) -
they are the real villains and criminals - not their Guatemalan,
Mexican slave labor !

It was NOT the Guatemalans who brought illegal weapons onto the
property in Postville,Iowa - it was the 'management' - 'Othodox Jews',
both Israeli and Russian or so it would appear ! W Bush - post 9/11 -
lets Israeli influenced Russian Jews run drugs and keep unauthorised
weapons at a 'kosher' meat packing and butchering plant with illegal
rabbis to 'bless' their foul products !And if Russia wanted spies or
even sabateurs planted in America thse 'Orthodox Russian Jews' would
be a good choice.)

It WAS NOT Guatemalans who built and operated a methamphetaime lab on the
premises of this filthy 'kosher' meat
packing plant either - it was Jews - or more so - Russians and
Israelis who did that !

The Bush crime family has created enough problems pandering to the
likes of the bin Laden family,Adnan Kashoggi and their Saudi royalty !
The Bush crime family has done enough damage pandering to Islamic elites
such as those Kuwaiti royals,the Al Sabahs - even going into a
securities scam with them called Securacom that besides defrauding
American investors,failed in its job to guard Dulles airport as well
as the WTC on 911 - 'coincidentally' just like the Israeli government
connected criminals of Menachem Atzmon who were actually in charge of
Logan Airport in Boston on 9/11/01!

These scumbag 'Orthodox Jews' by thew way also scammed the their Guatemalan
workers both by monopoly of their slum housing arrangements as well as
in manipulating and punishing them if they bought automobiles from
anyone else but these Orthodox Jewish scumbags ! And as I believe I
said it was the Israel and Russian Jews and rabbis who had the illegal
weapons on premnises and ran the(also obviously illegal
methamphetamine lab on the Agriprocessors premises that no doubt our
fascist Jewish Homeland Security Secretary and U.S. Attorney General
Michael Mukasey are working over time to cover up !

As you can see from the link and quote immediately below Orthodox Jew
and U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey believes in very harsh drug
sentences for blacks and for white Americans(if they are NOT Jewish),
but so far if anything he and Orthodox Jew Homeland Security
Secretary Michael Chertoff,who appears to hold illegal dual
Isaeli-American citizenship),are if anything covering up for the
illegal Russian and Israeli Rabbis and Hassidic Jews of Agriprocessors
and theirVERY ILLEGAL methamphetamine laboratory in Postville,Iowa !
Note despite Orthodox Jew Mukasey¿s rant below for keeping blacks who
are not even dealers locked up for years -he remains silent about the
Israeli and Ruyssian Jews who run a meth lab in a 'kosher' slaughter
house in Iowa!

www.alternet.org/drugreporter/79051/

Mukasey's Racist Threats on Changing Crack Sentencing Fall on Deaf Ears

By Liliana Segura, AlterNet. Posted March 8, 2008.


The attorney general's last-ditch attempt to preserve our federal
crack cocaine sentencing guidelines was pure "War on Drugs" propaganda...
The attorney general -- who some would argue might have better things
to do -- went before Congress multiple times to try to derail the
measure, employing classic White House-style fear-mongering. "Unless
Congress acts by the March 3rd deadline," he warned members of the
House Judiciary Committee in February, "nearly 1,600 convicted crack
dealers, many of them violent gang members, will be eligible for
immediate release into communities nationwide." Channeling Dick
Cheney, he said, "Many of these offenders are among the most serious
and violent offenders in the federal system, and their early release
at a time when violent crime is rising in some communities will
produce tragic, but predictable results."

In fact, the vast majority of people locked up on federal crack
cocaine charges are nonviolent offenders -- with one recent analysis
by the Sentencing Commission showing the number close to 90 percent.

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My conclusion is that far from jailing the Guatemalans who work so
hard and honestly - the far right Russian and Israeli Jews should be
arrested for a change and the Guatemalan Catholics who have no Russian
or Middle Eastern Israeli or Moslem connections should be given
ownership of Agriprocessors so thar we can guarantee our own safety.The
'Orthodox Jews' of America can find an American rabbi to bless that
putrid meat they get from the Rubashkin crime family and those illegal
rabbis can be allowed to immigrate to Israel(after doing to on
methamphetamine and illegals weapons
charges),where they will be welcomed after serving the prison time
that those Orthodox Jews,Mukasey and Chertoff,ordinarilly recommend
for non-Jews !
However unfortunately the Guatemalans haven't stolen enough money - in
fact unlike these 'Orthodox Jews' they haven't stolen any money at all
!- so they can't bribe our American politicians like the Russians and
Isaelis(who were invited to the White House!) do - so they go to jail
while these criminal scum go to their
synagogue or back to their meth lab(or both) as the case may
be.........
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Agriprocessors,Iowa,Rubashkin Crime Family,Homeland Security Zionist
Michael Chertoff,Alien Rabbis,Kosher Drugs,Guns,Guatemalan Slave Labor


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www.jewishtribalreview.org/thisweek13.htm

So what else is new? It's getting to the point where if the head of a
big Jewish organization ISN'T some kind of criminal, THAT should be
news.]
Felon picked as leader. No rules prevent convict from heading
government-funded Crown Heights group; he won't 'handle checks',
by Glenn Rush, Newsday, March 10, 2005
"Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin, new chairman of the politically wired Crown
Heights Jewish Community Council, is famous for inviting his neighbors
to a lavish annual Purim party. But Rubashkin spent his 2003 Purim in
the pokey - serving out a 15-month federal plea deal for passing
$325,000 in bad checks on behalf of his troubled textile business.On
Jan. 31, 2005 - less than a year after walking out of Fort Dix federal
prison in New Jersey - Rubashkin was elected chairman of the council,
which receives $1.9 million a year in city and state social services
and housing contracts. While no laws prevent a felon from running a
government-funded group, Rubashkin has vowed "not to handle any of the
checks" for the council, said a source close to him. Rubashkin, 46,
refused to comment through a spokesman. Rubashkin unseated chairman
Chanina Sperlin, garnering about 800 of 1,200 votes in a bitter
election that divided many in the Lubavitcher Hasidic community. Women
weren't allowed to vote. The council's leaders often play a role in
citywide politics. In 1997, Bruce Teitelbaum, chief of staff to Mayor
Rudolph Giuliani, reportedly worked to oust the council's
then-chairman Rabbi Joseph Spielman ... In 1999, Rubashkin wrote three
checks from his nearly empty bank account to Montex, a
Pennsylvania-based textile company. When an associate warned Rubashkin
that he needed to cover the checks or face prosecution, he replied,
"So, I will go to jail," according to documents released by federal
prosecutors in Pennsylvania.When he passed the checks, he was being
investigated for reporting irregularities in payroll taxes, a law
enforcement source said on condition of anonymity. He was hit with a
$278,194 federal tax lien in 1997, according to city records. It's not
clear whether he ever paid it off."


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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moshe_Rubashkin

Montex Mills
Rubashkin was the owner of Montex Mills, a textile mill in Allentown,
Pennsylvania. It ceased operations in 2000. According to court papers
Rubashkin was involved in an offense in connection with his operation
of Montex Mills. Pennsylvania law requires companies to secure
worker's compensation insurance for their employees. Nevertheless,
when an employee of Montex became injured and attempted to recover
disability payments, it became apparent that Rubashkin, in his
capacity as president of Montex, had failed to secure the required
insurance. On May 4, 2001, Rubashkin was placed in an ARD program for
a period of 18 months. It was during this probationary period that
Rubashkin - in an attempt to liquidate some of the failing plants
assets, wrote bad checks to himself from the company, defrauding the
Banks of over $300,000.[2]


[edit] Bank fraud
A government investigation found that between March 25, 1999 and March
30, 1999, Rubashkin attempted to deposit three checks payable to
Montex, all drawn from the account of an entity named First Choice
Associates, into Montex's First Union accounts. In the aggregate, the
three checks totaled approximately $325,000. Rubashkin withdrew or
used most of the funds which he attempted to deposit. Shortly
thereafter, First Union learned that there were insufficient funds in
the account from which the deposited checks were drawn. Rubashkin
pleaded guilty to one count of Bank Fraud under US CODE 18 § 1344,
"execution of a scheme to defraud a financial institution".[3], on
July 31, 2002, for passing bad checks to prop up his failing Montex
Mills textile business.[4] He was sentenced to 15 months in prison and
a further five years on probation. He was also given a fine of
$233,000.[5][6] He appealed the length of the sentence, but this was
rejected.[6] He served his time at Fort Dix Federal Prison in New
Jersey.[7]


[edit] Montex Mills fire
The mill had been closed for more than 4 years and Rubashkin had
defaulted on his city tax payments. The city had obtained an order for
the property to be sold to raise public funds. The mill burnt down
following a series of fires attributed to arson[8] that began on April
19, 2005. The original fire burnt for over 24 hours. The fire took
place three days before the building was to be sold at a sheriff's
sale because of more than $100,000 in delinquent taxes. The mill had
not been functioning for a number of years before the blaze.[9]

The Environmental Protection Agency was forced to get a court order to
enter the site - which posed a serious public safety risk - as the
owners were uncontactable. The site contained numerous major fire
hazards including explosive aluminium powder and acids.[9]

In November 2005 the local government had obtained a court order to
repossess the building due to non-payment of back-taxes when the
building burnt down. Subsequently the majority of the ruins were
transferred from Skyline Industries to Southside Development, both
companies are believed to be controlled by the Rubashkin family,
according to local officials.[10]


[edit] Cherry Hill Textiles
In 1995, Rubashkin along with his father Aaron Rubashkin, he was found
guilty of fraudulently withholding Union remittances from organized
labor groupings that were active at the Cherry Hill Textiles Mill in
Brooklyn, that was under their ownership. The National Labor Relations
Board found them guilty on a number of charges and ordered them to pay
all the back-dated dues.[11]


[edit] September 2007 arrests
In November 2007 Rubashkin and his son Rabbi Sholom Rubashkin were
arrested and indicted on charges of illegal storage of hazardous waste
without a permit and one count of making a materially false statement.
According to the US Department of Justice, "the allegations in the
indictment stem from defendants' ownership and operation of a textile
dyeing, bleaching and weaving business, Montex Textiles, formerly
located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.[12]

The indictment alleges that when the business ceased operations in
2002, numerous containers of hazardous waste were stored at the site
without the necessary permits. After local authorities responded to
two fires that occurred at the site, the United States Environmental
Protection Agency initiated a major clean-up of the property in
October 2005, including disposal of numerous containers of hazardous
waste and hazardous substances located thereon. "The defendants were
arrested and charged with violations related to alleged involvement in
the abandonment of hazardous waste at the Montex Textile facility,"
said Susan Helbert, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Philadelphia
Area Office for the USEPA's Criminal Investigation Division.[12]


[edit] Family
He is the son of Agriprocessors founder Aaron Rubashkin, father of its
current CEO Sholom Rubashkin, and brother-in-law of Chabad rabbi and
republican political fundraiser Milton Balkany.

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from failedmessiah.com:
Rubashkin Scandals Agriprocessors, the Rubashkin family's Postville,
Iowa slaughterhouse,was found to be in violation of Humane Slaughter
guidelines after PETA released an undercover video showing cows'
throats ripped out with a meat hook and cows writhing on the floor,
trying to get up and run away after shechita.

Veterinarians, large animal biologists and animal welfare experts came
down on PETA's side, while Orthodox rabbis supported Rubashkin.

Nevertheless, the OU promised to stop meat hook use and throat-ripping.

Two years later, Rubashkin's Gordon, Nebraska plant was found to be
using a meat hook to probe the throats of fully conscious animals. The
OU denied the instrument used was a meat hook. The OU was lying.

FailedMessiah.com obtained documents under the Freedom of Information
Act that prove the USDA now allows this type of meat hook use, even on
fully conscious animals.

The documents indicate the USDA expects this procedure to be done by
rabbis as part of the ritual slaughter, not by non-Jewish workers. Yet
the USDA in practice allowed non-Jewish employees to do the procedure.

In an award-winning report by the Forward, the Postville plant was
also accused of abusing its employees.

The plant has had its share of EPA troubles, as well.

Aaron Rubashkin, the family's patriarch and president of
Agriprocessors, was sanctioned by the National Labor Relations Board
along with his son Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin. The Rubashkins collected
union dues from their Brooklyn employees but did not turn the money
over to the union. Instead, the Rubashkins kept the money for
themselves.

Another PETA undercover video shows an Agriprocessor's representative
refusing to pay for work-related medical care for a plant worker.

Rubashkin also had several food safety issues, including mishandling
of meat potentially tainted with Mad Cow Disease.

Agriprocessors refused to recognize its employees' vote to unionize.
The National Labor Relations Board found against Agriprocessors. The
Rubashkin family appealed that decision. On January 4, 2008 the United
States Circuit Court of Appeals found against Agriprocessors and for
the employees' unionization..

Moshe Rubashkin

Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin, a son of Aaron Rubashkin, has his own run-ins
with the law. A Convicted felon, Moshe Rubashkin was elected president
of the Crown Heights Community Council shortly after his parole. He
was indicted in September 2007 along with one of his sons for a scheme
to avoid paying taxes and upkeep on a large industrial property he
abandoned in Allentown, PA. That scheme was first reported here in
2005. That property burned in several suspicious fires and in at least
one arson. Moshe Rubashkin left hazardous, highly flammable chemicals
at the site, located in a residential area.

Both Moshe Rubashkin and his son Sholom pleaded guilty and are
awaiting sentencing.

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Newer Issues:

Agriprocessors Refuses To Bargain With Union " Union Wins In Court

Agriprocessors hired illegal aliens along with documented workers.
When those workers voted to to unionize in September 2005, Rubashkin
claimed the illegals were not
"employees" protected by the National
Labor Relations Act (because they are illegals) and therefore rejected
the vote to unionize, claiming a majority of union voters were
illegals and therefore not
"employees." Rubashkin refused to bargain with the union or recognize
the vote..............

In February 2008, the United Food and Commercial Workers International
Union issued a report on massive health and safety violations at
Rubashkin's Nebraska plant, Local Pride, LLC, based on USDA documents
received by the union through the freedom of information act.

The union also released a letter from four US Congressmen written to
the acting USDA Secretary about Agriprocessors many health, safety and
humane slaughter violations.

Rabbi Sholom M. Rubashkin responded to the union's report by claiming
the union was terrorizing Agriprocessors because for the past three
years its employees had refused to unionize. Rubashkin failed to
mention the NLRB decision and court case that found that
Agriprocessors had illegally restrained employees from unionizing by
discarding election results that included votes from undocumented
workers.

Early in January of 2008, Agriprocessors lost its legal fight against
the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.


Salmonella

Using the Freedom of Information Act, Food and Water Watch was able to
compile a list of the worst slaughterhouses in America for
salmonella,the bacteria that causes most food born infection in the
US.

Rubashkin-owned Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa is among the worst
15% of slaughterhouses in the US, failing three separate salmonella
inspections and "passing" a fourth with the lowest possible passing
grade.


Agriprocessors Loses KAJ Kosher Supervision

Meanwhile, a leaked letter from KAJ, the Washington Heights-based
kosher certifiers that were for many tears the lead supervisory team
at Agriprocessors, show that KAJ did stop certifying Agriprocessors
for kashrut-related reasons.

Agriprocessors and Aaron Rubashkin Linked To Allou Healthcare Fraud

Also surfacing was a judgment against Aaron Rubashkin and his assorted
companies in the Allou Healthcare bankruptcy case. Allou executives,
Satmar hasidim from Brooklyn, pleaded guilty to fraud in this case.

Allou's court-appointed receiver sued Rubashkin and his companies,
receiving a $1.4 million dollar judgement against Aaron Rubashkin on
October 1, 2007.

Even though Allou was not in the meat business and did not distribute
food, especially refrigerated perishable food, Aaron Rubashkin's meat
companies claimed to have sold Allou almost $2 million dollars worth
of meat. No trace of the meat or its distribution could be found.

It is believed the invoices sent by Rubashkin to Allou were false, and
that the money Allou paid was kicked back to the Jacobowitz family,
the executives of Allou, with Rubashkin keeping a percentage for
himself. This alleged money laundering has not â€" yet â€" been
criminally prosecuted, even though the court issued a civil judgement
against Aaron Rubashkin for $1.4 million dollars......
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June 04, 2008
Aaron Rubashkin Audio
Ben Harris of the JTA has posted must hear audio from his interview
with Agriprocessors' owner Aaron Rubashkin.

Rubashkin says, among other things, that his son Sholom was never
Agriprocessors' CEO, calling him…

…Agriprocessors' "Vice President."

Ben Harris also posted audio excerpts of his interviews with haredim
who are customers of Rubashkin's Borough Park butcher shop.

Listen to these Borough Park Jews say over and over again that, no
matter what Rubashkin did or did not do to his workers, no matter how
abusive, no matter what secular laws or Jewish laws were broken – they
will continue to buy Rubashkin meat........

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failedmessiah.typepad.com/failed_messiahcom/2008/06/aaron-rubashkin.html

June 03, 2008
"I wish everybody should be treated like we treat people" - quote from
apparent sado-masochistic 'Orthodox Jew' and slaughterhouse proprietor
Aaron Rubashkin
...................

And Aaron Rubashkin has news for you…

…everything you've read or heard about Agriprocessors is false. It is
all one big lie:

Owner of embattled slaughterhouse charges allegations are a big "lie"
Aaron Rubashkin, outside his Brooklyn butcher shop on June 3, 2008,
says his Agriprocessors firm "don't do no injustice to nobody, not to
a cat."
By Ben Harris Published: 06/03/2008
NEW YORK (JTA) -- Aaron Rubashkin, the owner of the embattled kosher
slaughterhouse Agriprocessors, denies he has engaged in unethical
labor practices and blames the failure of U.S. immigration policy for
his mostly illegal workforce......

"Everything is a lie," Rubashkin told JTA.
In a more than hourlong interview May 30 outside his Brooklyn butcher
shop in the heavily Orthodox enclave of Borough Park, the 80-year-old
Rubashkin was visibly angered by the flood of charges that have
imperiled his business, the country's largest kosher slaughterhouse.

The raid has reduced Agriprocessors' output significantly and sparked
fears of a national shortage of kosher meat.

A government affidavit cites claims that the drug methamphetamine was
being produced at the company's Postville plant, that undocumented
workers were paid $5 per hour and that a Jewish kosher supervisor
duct-taped a worker's eyes and abused him with a meat hook.

In the weeks since the raid, workers have also charged that female
employees were offered improved working conditions in exchange for
sexual favors and that underage workers were employed at the plant in
defiance of Iowa labor laws.

"We got 21 or 23 inspectors," Rubashkin said in a thick Yiddish
accent. "Every minute the plant is open, there is USDA inspector. We
got maybe 30 rabbis. How can we do something which is wrong? If I want
to, God forbid! We are ethical people. We don't do no injustice to
nobody, not to a cat."

Dressed in a blue cotton shirt and black fedora, Rubashkin
acknowledged that he was concerned the company may be brought up on
criminal charges, but said he was "a hundred percent confident" that
he would prevail in court.

"I believe in the American system, and I did nothing wrong," said
Rubashkin, who opened his shop in 1953, the same year he emigrated
from Russia.

Asked why he was replacing his son Sholom as vice president if the
charges are phony, Rubashkin threw back his shoulders and arched his
eyebrows.

"For the business," he said. "In order to enforce, after such a shock,
we want to beef up management -- change management, change rules, to
do different ways."

Rubashkin emphasized that the management change was for the sake of
the company, "not for the people."

"We treat people -- I wish everybody should be treated like we treat
people," he said.

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failedmessiah.typepad.com/failed_messiahcom/2005/03/aaron_moshe_rub.html

March 13, 2005
Aaron & Moshe Rubashkin Took Union Dues From Employees – Kept The
Money For Themselves
In a sharply-worded decision, both Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin and his
father Aaron (of Postville fame) were found guilty by the National
Labor Relations Board of repetitively collecting union dues from their
employees of Cherry Hill Textiles, Inc. and then refusing to turn over
those dues to the union.

Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin later served a term in Federal prison for bank
fraud and was released from prison one year ago.

Aaron Rubashkin's slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa – run by two of
his sons, Rabbi Sholom M. Rubashkin and Rabbi Heshey Rubashkin along
with other members of the Rubashkin family – is currently under
investigation for alleged violations of the Humane Slaughter Act, was
previously fined by the Federal government for failing to pay ranchers
for cattle, and is also under investigation by the Environmental
Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

Aaron Rubashkin's son-in-law, Rabbi Milton Balkany was charged with
misuse of almost $1,000,000 in Federal funds meant for disabled
children.

Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin was elected president of the government-funded
Lubavitch-controlled Crown Heights Community Council earlier this
year.

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September 15, 2007
Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin Indicted On New Federal Charge – Based On
Information First Reported Here In 2005
The current head of the Crown Heights Community Council, a Brooklyn,
NY government body controlled by Chabad-Lubavitch, Rabbi Moshe
Rubashkin is a convicted felon elected to his position only months
after getting out of Federal prison. Now Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin and his
28-year-old-son Sholom Rubashkin have both been indicted on Federal
charges stemming from the family's abandoned textile mill in
Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin was indicted for illegally storing hazardous
chemicals at the abandoned mill. Sholom Rubashkin was indicted for
making false statements to the Environmental Protection Agency
regarding the mill's ownership. Shalom Rubashkin signed some of those
statements using the name Sam Sternberg.

The Rubashkins owe almost $500,000 is back property taxes, school
assessments and fines on the Allentown property.

Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin is the brother of Agriprocessors' president
Rabbi Sholom Rubashkin and is the son of Agriprocessors' founder,
Rabbi Aaron Rubashkin. All are Chabad hasidim. (Moshe Rubashkin's son
Sholom, also indicted, is the nephew of Agriprocessors' president
Sholom Rubashkin.)

The mill burned several times in suspicious fires, at least one of
which, in July of 2005, was ruled arson. The chemicals Rabbi Moshe
Rubashkin illegally stored there caused the fires to be much worse
than they would otherwise have been. Indeed, firefighters tried to
douse one fire with water, only to see it flare up and become
dramatically worse. Water is not the agent of choice to stop this type
of chemical fire. But the city had no idea the chemicals were stored
in the abandoned mill.

The Rubashkin family removed thousands of dollars of working
industrial equipment just before the fires, but left the hazardous
chemicals behind.

The Rubashkin family has a closely held real estate arm, Skyline
Industries. Apparently the Rubashkin's tried to shield their ownership
of this company and flipped the mortgage of the Allentown mill between
it and Rabi Moshe Rubashkin. As I noted in November of 2005:

A source close to the case told FailedMessiah.com that Skyline
Industries – the property's "mortgage holder" – is controlled by
members of the Rubashkin family. Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin "defaulted" on
his "loans" just as Allentown was about to sieze and sell the
then-intact but rundown property for back taxes and fees. Skyline
Industries then gained "control" of the property, thwarting the city's
efforts. Soon after, the property burned in the first of what would
become several arsons. Now, just as the city is about to sieze the
property from Skyline Industries – which is reported to be controlled
by the Rubashkin family – Skyline transfers all but the most heavily
damaged parcel to Southside Redevelopment, a company Allentown
believes is also connected to the Rubashkin family.

Rabbi Aaron Rubashkin, the family's patriarch, was not indicted, even
though he was at one point, I believe, an owner of the Allentown mill
and may have played a role in Skyline, as well.

Why it took the EPA to get this on the Feds agenda is an open
question. It might be worth noting that the US Attorney for that
region is a former aide to Republican Senator Arlen Specter, himself
close to Lubavitch. This also may explain the relatively minor charges
– after all, the Rubashkins flipped the mortgage to avoid paying taxes
and fines, and they left extremely hazardous material unsupervised
while at the same time removing valuable machinery from a building
that would soon burn. One would think charges beyond illegal storage
of hazardous waste and making a false statement would be possible,
especially when state lines were crossed and postal services used in
these crimes. And I believe other family members were involved, as
well.

Both Rubashkins face a maximum of five years in Federal prison.

Of course it is possible that more charges will be added as days go
by, and that more Rubashkin family members will be indicted......


Stories about the various Rubashkin mill fires and other stories about
Rabbi Moshe Rubashkin are linked in the sidebar of this page.



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By Marissa Brostoff
Wed. Jan 09, 2008
Until two years ago, the head rabbi at AgriProcessors was Rabbi Chaim
Kohn, who is affiliated with KAJ. Kohn played an important role in the
scandal that resulted when People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
castigated AgriProcessors for the practice of ripping out live cows'
throats, which some say is condoned by kosher law.

"Kohn helped PETA to understand that the practice did not violate
humane standards," KAJ president Eric Erlbach said.

Kohn left AgriProcessors shortly after the PETA scandal and was
replaced by Menachem Weissmandl, who leads a small community in
Monsey, N.Y., known as Nitra, after its birthplace in Hungary.

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www.kashrutnews.com/2008/01/control-issue-leads-kaj-to-can.html

January 11, 2008
Control Issue Leads KAJ to Can Rubashkin


Aaron's Best and Supreme Kosher labels to be combined

by Mayer Fertig, The Jewish Star


The rabbinate of the venerable German-Jewish community based in upper
Manhattan, and a second wellknown kosher certifier, Rabbi Menachem
Meir Weissmandl, of Nitra-Monsey, were unable to find common ground on
issues of kashruth control in the company's plants. AgriProcessors'
founder Aron Abraham Rubashkin, Dr. Eric Erlbach, the president of
KAJ, and Rabbi Weissmandl, each confirmed that version of events in
separate telephone interviews on Monday with The Jewish Star.....

In paid advertisements and prepared press releases, AgriProcessors, of
Postville, Iowa, which produces kosher meat and poultry under the
Rubashkin's Aaron's Best and Supreme Kosher brands, among others, had
said that the company was consolidating its kashruth certifications
for "marketing reasons."

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Monday, June 2, 2008
INB 6/2/08: Massive Raid at Kosher Meat Plant in Iowa

Immigration News Briefs
Vol. 11, No. 11 - June 2, 2008


immigrationnewsbriefs.blogspot.com/2008/06/inb-6208-massive-raid-at-kosh

The suit named as defendants ICE and its parent agency, the Department
of Homeland Security, along with Homeland Security Secretary Michael
Chertoff, assistant secretary of Homeland Security for ICE Julie
Myers, ICE Special Agent in Charge Claude Arnold and US Attorney
General Michael Mukasey. [Chicago Tribune 5/18/08; AP 5/16/08,
5/17/08; The Gazette 5/15/08]

Late on May 16, the day after the suit was filed, an agreement was
reached between the two sides to allow the 83 arrested workers who
were not criminally charged to remain in Iowa at least until their
administrative bond hearings are held. That could take six months or
more, the attorneys said. [AP 5/17/08]

Tim Junker, a US marshal for Iowa's northern judicial district, said
on May 21 that the immigrants who pleaded guilty to criminal charges
will serve most of their five-month prison sentences outside of Iowa.
The workers will be held in Iowa jails for anywhere from two weeks to
two months before the federal penal system assigns them to other
locations. There are no federal prisons in Iowa. [DMR 5/22/08]

Union Drive, Investigations Thwarted?

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Agriprocessors is the corporate identity of a slaughterhouse and
meat-packaging factory that is in an incorporated area of Postville,
Iowa best known as a facility for the glatt kosher processing of
cattle, as well as chicken, turkey, duck, lamb and veal.[1]. It is the
largest kosher meatpacking plant in the United States [1].

It was founded by Aaron Rubashkin. Rubashkin is regarded as an
innovator in the kosher meat industry, bringing modern industrial
methods to what has historically been a small,almost boutique
craft[2]. Two-thirds of its output, however, is non-kosher and is
marketed under the brand Iowa Best Beef[3]. Its kosher products are
marketed under the brand names Aaron's Best and Rubashkins. The
current CEO is the founder's son Sholom Rubashkin and another son,
Heshy Rubashkin is also active in the organization. Agriprocessors,
the Rubashkin family, and their supporters are surrounded by
controversy and bad publicity.

Rubashkin purchased the meat packing facility in 1987.[4]
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January 27, 2005
Rubashkin Campaign Donations – Just A Coincidence?

AgriProcessors leader Sholom M. Rubashkin has quite an interesting family.

His brother-in-law, Rabbi Milton Balkany, has been in the news for
misappropriating almost one million dollars of Federal money meant for
disabled students and for his habit of "bundling" campaign donations
that has earned him the nickname "The Brooklyn Bundler."

Now it appears that the Rubashkin-Balkany clan has thrown their weight
behind Florida politician Katherine Harris, who is of course famously
close to Florida's governor Jeb Bush and the governor's brother,
President George W. Bush.

What's curious is the timing of the donations.

It seems they were made just at the time the USDA was supposed to
announce the findings of its investigation into AgriProcessors.
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www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/17/AR2008051702474

Immigration Raid Jars a Small Town
Critics Say Employers Should Be Targeted

By Spencer S. Hsu
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, May 18, 2008; A01

POSTVILLE, Iowa -- Antonio Escobedo ran to get his wife Monday when he
saw a helicopter circling overhead and immigration agents approaching
the meatpacking plant where they both work. The couple hid for hours
inside the plant before obtaining refuge in the pews and hall at St.
Bridget's Catholic Church, where hundreds of other Guatemalan and
Mexican families gathered, hoping to avoid arrest.

"I like my job. I like my work. I like it here in Iowa," said
Escobedo, 38, an illegal immigrant from Yescas, Mexico, who has raised
his three children for 11 years in Postville. "Are they mad because
I'm working?"

Monday's raid on the Agriprocessors plant, in which 389 immigrants
were arrested and many held at a cattle exhibit hall, was the Bush
administration's largest crackdown on illegal workers at a single
site. It has upended this tree-lined community, which calls itself
"Hometown to the World." Half of the school system's 600 students were
absent Tuesday, including 90 percent of Hispanic children, because
their parents were arrested or in hiding...
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thefeministtexican.wordpress.com/2008/05/25/270-agriprocessors-detainees/

I did a double take when I saw this article. The May 12
Agriprocessors immigration raid, the largest single site raid in U.S.
history, has certainly come under a lot of scrutiny in the past couple
of weeks. Stories of abusive and dangerous working conditions at the
plant continue to surface. And of course, there's the symbolism of
rounding the immigrants up and "processing" them at the National
Cattle Congress grounds in Iowa.

But this really takes the cake. How can it be that 270 immigrants
were raided, arrested, prosecuted in a makeshift federal court (on the
Cattle grounds, naturally), and sentenced to five months in federal
prison…all in a 12 day period?

via NY Times

WATERLOO, Iowa — In temporary courtrooms at a fairgrounds here,
270 illegal immigrants were sentenced this week to five months in
prison for working at a meatpacking plant with false documents.

The prosecutions, which ended Friday, signal a sharp escalation in
the Bush administration's crackdown on illegal workers, with
prosecutors bringing tough federal criminal charges against most of
the immigrants arrested in a May 12 raid. Until now, unauthorized
workers have generally been detained by immigration officials for
civil violations and rapidly deported.

The convicted immigrants were among 389 workers detained at the
Agriprocessors Inc. plant in nearby Postville in a raid that federal
officials called the largest criminal enforcement operation ever
carried out by immigration authorities at a workplace. [...]

The unusually swift proceedings, in which 297 immigrants pleaded
guilty and were sentenced in four days, were criticized by criminal
defense lawyers, who warned of violations of due process. Twenty-seven
immigrants received probation. The American Immigration Lawyers
Association protested that the workers had been denied meetings with
immigration lawyers and that their claims under immigration law had
been swept aside in unusual and speedy plea agreements.
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www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/06/02/national/main4143701.shtml?source=RSS

No Employers Charged In Immigration Bust
Almost 400 Illegal Immigrant Workers Arrested, But Still No Managers
Facing Charges

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 2, 2008





(AP) After the biggest immigration raid in U.S. history, hundreds of
workers have been sentenced but not one company official as yet faces
any charges - something critics say is typical of a federal government
that is tough on employees but easy on owners.

Worker advocates and lawmakers say the fact that nearly 400 workers
were arrested in the May 12 raid at the Agriprocessors Inc. plant in
Postville - or more than one-third of the total number of employees -
proves that company officials must have known they were hiring illegal
immigrants.

"Until we enforce our immigration laws equally against both employers
and employees who break the law, we will continue to have a problem
with immigration," said U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, an Iowa Democrat whose
district borders Postville.

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www.wcfcourier.com/articles/2008/05/13/news/top_story/doc4829cc70d392879

Car registrations, titles included in ICE investigation
By JEFF REINITZ, Courier Staff Writer

An alert DOT investigator noticed a number of the suspiciously titled
vehicles could be found in the Agriprocessors parking lot, records
state.

Records allege officials uncovered a connection between the vehicles,
a supervisor at Agriprocessors and a Cedar Rapids automobile
dealership.

Dealership managers told DOT officials they were good friends with the
supervisor, who is
 
 


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