This Day In Jewish History 1306: King Philip 'The Fair' Expels All France's Jews

Rejecting the Augustinian approach that the Jews were degenerate but could be saved, King Philip really loathed them. He also wanted to outdo the English.

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On July 22, 1306, the Jews were expelled from France. It wasn't the first time this happened, nor would it be the last. Nine years later they were permitted to return before being banished again in 1322. But...