Ulysses Grant – The Anti-Semitic General Who Eventually Became President, Tried to Expel the Jews on the Holiday of Chanuka

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In early December 1862, just weeks before the Jewish festival of Hanukkah, Gen. Grant’s anti-Jewish loathing boiled over. His own father, Jesse Grant, applied for permission to import cotton to the North. Gen. Grant had a strained relationship with his … Continued