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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ pleads guilty in Torah fraud case

February 3, 2012

Rabbi Menachem Youlus, who was dubbed the "Jewish Indiana Jones" for his remarkable tales of rescuing Holocaust-era Torah scrolls, pleaded guilty to fraud charges. Youlus' accounts turned out to be contradicted by historical evidence, witness accounts...

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