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Book Talk: When General Grant Expelled the Jews

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Historian Dr. Jonathan Sarna, a leading expert on Jewish American history, presents his new book When General Grant Expelled the Jews.  As a Civil War general, Ulysses S. Grant expelled Jews from the area under his control in 1862. Grant later attended the 1876 dedication of the Adaas Israel Synagogue, today the Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum, making him the first sitting president to attend a synagogue service. Accompanied by best-selling author, accomplished journalist and political commentator Steven V.


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