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Rabbi Menachem Youlus

Demanding Accountability In The 'Holocaust Torah Scrolls' Scam

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 04.10.2012 | Religion
Menachem Rosensaft

It remains to be seen whether Zitelman and others at Save a Torah who kept their heads in the sand long after evidence of Youlus' fraudulent scheme had become incontrovertible will ever offer a public apology for their role in this abomination.

How We Sugarcoat The Holocaust

Alan Elsner | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Alan Elsner

A sad story approached a sad conclusion last week when a rabbi pleaded guilty to fraud for falsely selling what he claimed were Torah scrolls rescued from the Holocaust to synagogues and Jewish communities.

The Holocaust Torah Scrolls Scam, Part II: Why Is Anyone Still Defending This Man?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Rosensaft

Menachem Youlus violated the trust of people who thought they were supporting the rescue of Torah scrolls and instead unwittingly helped facilitate a truly contemptible scam.

Exploiting Torah Scrolls: A Morally Reprehensible Scam

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Menachem Youlus promises Jewish congregations a tangible link to their past. What he delivers to them, however, is nothing more than a shadowy facsimile of a Holocaust Torah.