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Oct. 9. 1907: Trellis, The Confidence Woman

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Oct. 9, 1907 Los Angeles She was known as Trellis C. Harris or Trellis Blessing—or Edna Hall. But her method was always the same. She would commit some theft, then fake an … Continue reading

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‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ Is a Fake, Prosecutors Say

  Image: Save a Torah website. Credit: Saveatorah.org Perhaps you remember James Barron’s April 30, 2008, feature in the New York Times about Rabbi Menachem Youlus of Save a Torah, who traveled the world, often at great expense and tremendous … Continue reading

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