Grayzel, Solomon

   American historian and editor. He was born in Minsk, Belorussia. He taught Jewish history at Gratz College from 1929. In 1939 he became editor-in-chief of the Jewish Publication Society of America. From 1966 he taught Jewish history at Dropsie College. He published studies of the relationship of Christians and Jews during the Middle Ages.

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