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Goyim Defense League Key Members

JON EUGENE MINADEO II

Leader & founder of GDL responsible for thousands of antisemitic flyers being littered across the country, Jon Minadeo II currently resides in Port Saint Lucy, Florida


NICHOLAS ALAN BYSHEIM

Often photographed alongside Minadeo during flyer and banner drops across the nation. Bysheim was arrested in October 2022, January 2023, and August 2023 for his assistance in projecting antisemitic propaganda on private buildings in Florida and littering.


JESSE SHENK

In March 2021, GDL member Jesse Shenk was arrested and charged with child endangerment and sexual exploitation of a 14 year old girl after planning to meet up with the minor he had been engaging with online.


ROBERT FRANK WILSON

Wilson was arrested with Minadeo for protesting with antisemitic signs outside the Auschwitz Holocaust Memorial site in September 2022. He fled the country and has ongoing charges against him, including battery and hate crimes.Wilson was later revealed as the perpetrator who projected antisemitic messaging on the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.


FRANKLIN SECHRIEST

On October 31, 2021 Texas State University freshman Franklin Sechriest torched Congregation Beth Israel in Central Texas causing thousands of dollars in damade.On November 3, 2021 he was arrested and charged with arson. He is facing 10 to 60 years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.


JEFFREY KIDDER

In August 2022, Jeffrey Kidder was arrested after he spent months tossing antisemitic GDL flyers throughout numerous cities.Kiddle refused to admit he was responsible for the flyer drops and claimed the government was ‘controlled by the Jewish population.’ 


DAVID KIM

In October 2022, Kim was arrested & cited alongside Nicholas Bysheim in Rhode Island after distributing GDL flyers. In January 2023, Kim was cited again for littering in Palm Beach with Bysheim, Jonathan Baldwin, and GDL leader Jon Minadeo II.Kim was recently photographed with several other GDL members outside an Orlando Chabad harassing Jewish members.


CHRISTOPHER ACRET

Law enforcement and a University Professor’s investigation discovered Christopher Acret was the GDL member behind the massive antisemitic flyer drops reoccurring in the Northern California area.


ANTHONY JOSEPH HAMMER

In March 2022, Anthony Hammer was arrested in Denton, Texas on federal charges of interstate communication of a threat following an FBI investigation focused on online threats.Hammer’s home was searched and antisemitic articles of clothing were found, as well as a sticker machine, and $100,000 in cash.


JASON BROWN

On February 4, 2022, the Orange County (Florida) Sheriff’s Department arrested and charged Jason Brown for his violent role in the January 29, 2022, antisemitic hate crime assault of a Jewish man. Brown was additionally charged with grand theft after he stole the man’s cell phone and destroyed it. He was denied bond.


MICHAEL WEAVER

Weaver calls for the expulsion of Jews from America and has harassed Jews outside Florida Synagogues. In 2023 he stated he would “take every Jew out of America” and threatened to use “force” against the “Jewish power structure” he claimed runs America.


PHILIP JACOBS

Philip Jacobs is an armed member who has made multiple threatening posts on social media against Jews. He claims “America has been hijacked by Jews” and prays “God please send another Hitler.” Jacobs is behind dozens of they antisemitic flyer drops.


HILLARY JACOBS

Married to Philip Jacobs, Hillary is behind hundred of antisemitic flyer drops around the country. She has attended multiple GDL protests where she has given Nazi salutes to other members. She has stated, “Jews were an issue and still are.”