Meet Issachar Zacharie: A Jewish Con Artist Who Treated Lincoln’s Bunions And Tried To Swindle Congress Out Of A Million Dollars

It would seem that the life of Issachar Zacharie — a 19th century Jewish flim-flam man — snake oil salesman, freelance circumcizer, self-trained podiatrist to the elite, plagiarist, spy, and extortionist — is worthy of a new ‘scholarly’ biography, praising his ‘rags-to-riches’ exploits — always one step ahead of the law — despite, of course, having to overcome the evils of American antisemitism™:

E. Lawrence Abel has written a timely, scholarly biography of Issachar Zacharie (various spellings), a mostly-forgotten Jewish figure from the American Civil War era.

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