Poway synagogue shooting

Ari Mittleman’s path to his book on eight righteous heroes

Ari Mittleman: "I began to feel compelled to write during my last trip here in 2019, after the horrible attack at the Poway synagogue."

27/07/2022

Antisemitism matters, but only to Jews - opinion

The fact that, in 2022, the media still has the gall to ask what can be done to combat antisemitism is a shameful indictment on society.

Poway rabbi injured in 2019 shooting sentenced to 14 months in fraud case

Goldstein retired from the Chabad synagogue in November, seven months after confronting a gunman who entered his synagogue on April 27, 2019.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
05/01/2022

California synagogue shooter sentenced to life in federal prison

John T. Earnest entered the Chabad of Poway near San Diego, California in 2019 and opened fire on a crowd of worshippers, killing one and injuring three.

Poway synagogue shooter to plead guilty in federal case

John Timothy Earnest is set for a September 17 change of plea hearing in San Diego federal court, after previously pleading guilty to murder and other state charges in July. 

Chabad of Poway

Poway synagogue shooter pleads guilty, facing life in prison

The shooter is still facing federal charges and federal prosecutors could still seek the death penalty.

21/07/2021
Chabad of Poway

A-G weighing federal death penalty in Poway synagogue shooting

Federal death penalty cases are rare — so much so that San Diego has never tried one.

By KRISTINA DAVIS / THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE
25/10/2020
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, injured in the recent shooting at the synagogue in Poway

Brother of ex-Poway synagogue leader pleads guilty in fraud scheme

Prosecutors said he worked with his brother from 2012 to 2018 to conceal more than $700,000 in income from the IRS and avoid paying $155,881 in taxes.

By TNS
16/09/2020

Poway shooting victims and survivors sue alleged shooter and gunmaker

The lawsuit targets alleged shooter John Earnest and his parents, as well as the gunmaker Smith & Wesson and the gun store in San Diego that sold the suspected shooter his firearm.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/06/2020
Olive Tree Planting Ceremony in Memory of Lori Gilbert

Olive trees planted in Israel in memory of Poway Synagogue shooting victim

25 olive trees were planted at a ceremony in southern Israel in memory of Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was tragically shot and killed in an antisemitic attack just over a year ago.

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