NJ.com: ‘3 more Lakewood houses raided in multi-million dollar welfare fraud investigation’

I had a Jewish girlfriend who was warned by cops in Los Angeles to keep her dog on a leash. When she thought they were gone, she let her dog off the leash. The police came back and wrote her a ticket and she went off on them until I shut her up.

When the government warns you to stop abusing their welfare system and you keep doing it anyway, that’s chutzpah. Too many Jewish citizens of the United States feel no loyalty to this country and to its laws. Rather, America is just something for them to use and abuse.

As a Seventh-Day Adventist, I was raised that it was a shameful thing to take welfare, that you should treat law enforcement with respect, and that you should render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s and unto God that which is God’s.

Many of the best people I know are Orthodox Jews and they are appalled by stories like the following. Appalled, but not surprised.

From NJ.com June 28:

The statement said the latest residents arrested in the raids are accused of obtaining a combined $674,537 in illegal benefits from programs such as Medicaid, SNAP food assistance, HUD and Social Security, bringing the two-day total of alleged illegally obtained benefits to nearly $2 million.

“The nature of the criminal events investigated and basic charges allege that the defendants misrepresented their income, declaring amounts that were low enough to receive the program’s benefits, when in fact their income was too high to qualify,” the statement said. “The investigations revealed that the defendants’ received income from numerous sources that they failed to disclose on required program applications. As a result, they received benefits that they were not entitled to under these programs for themselves or family members.”

…In a statement issued after the Monday raids, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said his office gave “clear guidance” to the Lakewood community in 2015 on “what is considered financial abuse of these programs.”

“Financial assistance programs are designed to alleviate family hardships for those truly in need,” Coronato said in a statement issued on Monday. “Those who choose to ignore those warnings by seeking to illegally profit on the backs of taxpayers will pay the punitive price of their actions.”

How else can Torah Yidden afford to raise ten kids each and study Torah all day? They can get a job just like the rest of us. These people are parasites. They make all Jews look bad. They make Torah stink. This is what Torah study and observance leads to? Massive theft from the goyim. Great.

Feds say these 4 Lakewood millionaires defrauded welfare programs — here’s how

Two couples hid more than $1.5 million each while collecting tens of thousands of dollars in Medicaid and other benefits as part of an elaborate scheme in Lakewood, according to criminal complaints filed against them by the FBI.
Mordechai and Rachel Sorotzkin were arrested by agents on Monday along with Yocheved and Shimon Nussbaum on federal criminal complaints, since unsealed, that accuse them of stealing government funds from a variety of federal benefit programs, including Medicaid.
The Sorotzkins and Nussbaums were charged as a result of what investigators described as a wide-ranging probe of benefits fraud in the Ocean County community that also led county prosecutors to bring state charges against two other couples, including Rabbi Zalmen Sorotzkin β€” Mordechai’s brother β€” and his wife Tzipporah.

For thousands of people now, when they hear of “Lakewood”, the first thing they will think of is fraud.

Lakewood fraud arrests spark anti-Semitic sentiment

The social media comments on Facebook and other sites were raw, hateful.

The outpouring of invectives was sparked by the arrest last week of 14 Lakewood residents, including the rabbi of a congregation, on public assistance fraud charges. The early morning raids ignited a firestorm of anti-Semitism against a municipality of 100,000 that has a majority of Orthodox Jewish residents.

“The allegations and the charges levied against (the defendants) have nothing to do with their religion,” said Joshua Cohen, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, New Jersey Region. “That’s why we’re deeply concerned when we see comments online, whether it’s on newspaper websites or social media, that are anti-Semitic.”

The hate speech moved off the Internet and into the streets. Hate fliers spread around the township over the weekend, residents said, who provided the Asbury Park Press with photos. A white sheet hung over a Holocaust memorial at the Congregation Sons of Israel at Route 9 and 6th Street. Covering the stone memorial, the cloth banner used an anti-Semitic slur and promoted a website for a white supremacy group, authorities said…

The Orthodox subscribe to the idea that they are a separate society, said Samuel Heilman, a sociology professor at the City University of New York whose area of expertise is Orthodox Judaism.

The Orthodox members dress differently, act differently and separate themselves from American laws and societal norms, Heilman said. Orthodox identity is forged in a world where the outside community is seen as hostile, he said.

“It’s hard to persuade them that they’re no longer living in a world where they want all the Jews dead,” he said.

Heilman said 50 to 65 percent of the Orthodox in Lakewood live below the poverty level. In many ways, the Orthodox are impoverished by choice β€” many are not college educated, most marry early, have large families and don’t see public assistance as an embarrassment.

“It’s not a matter of political corruption,” Heilman said. “It’s a matter of moral blindness.”

The Orthodox are looked down on for their choices by people outside their community.

“Why don’t they get a job? Why don’t they have fewer children? Those are legitimate questions,” Heilman said. “The reason they would give is this is the way of life God has commanded them to pursue.”

Americans, with all their claims of multiculturalism, don’t like people who are different, Heilman said.

“They don’t like people who don’t speak English. They don’t like people who don’t fit in,” he said. “Many Orthodox Jews recognize this hostility.”

The “cliquishness” of the Orthodox and the fact that they speak Yiddish in America creates xenophobia and prejudice, Heilman said.

“It’s perceived as anti-Semitism by the Semites,” Heilman said. “By outsiders, it’s perceived as a legitimate gripe against people who they see as taking advantage of the system.”

If this fraud has nothing to do with their religion, how come you never hear about mainstream and evangelical Protestants living off welfare so they can practice their religion all day long, all week long? How come you never hear about Reform and Conservative Jews manipulating the welfare system so they can practice their religion without the inconvenience of holding a job?

If Jews are expelled from the United States of America, it will be in significant part due to the fraud committed by Orthodox Jews who have ten kids but won’t get a job.

About Luke Ford

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