This Day in Jewish History / Rabbi Turned Archbishop and Jew Hater Dies

Paul of Burgos, born Solomon Halevi, came to serve the court at the highest levels and to embitter the lives of his former people.

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On August 29, 1435, Paul of Burgos, a Jewish scholar turned Christian convert and cleric, who would reach the lofty position of archbishop of Burgos, died, in that city, capital of the Spanish province of...