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  • ‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ sentenced to federal prison term

    October 17, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    Rabbi Menachem Youlus, once dubbed the “Jewish Indiana Jones” for his remarkable tales of rescuing Holocaust-era Torah scrolls, was sentenced to more than four years in prison for fraud. 

    Youlus was sentenced last week to 51 months by Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District...

  • ‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ pleads guilty in Torah fraud case

    February 3, 2012 | 10:57 am

    Rabbi Menachem Youlus, who was dubbed the “Jewish Indiana Jones” for his remarkable tales of rescuing Holocaust-era Torah scrolls, pleaded guilty to fraud.

    Youlus’ accounts turned out to be contradicted by historical evidence, witness accounts and records showing that he...

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