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I've heard a legend several times that Paul was sent by the Rabbis to "fork" Christianity and make it such a different religion than Judaism that Jews would no longer be attracted to it.

Where does this legend come from?

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Closed as Jewish History. – Double AA Jan 15 '14 at 20:11 – Danno Jan 15 '14 at 20:20
is looking for a source of medrash off topic?אוצר המדרשים (אייזנשטיין) עמוד תקנז – Danno Jan 15 '14 at 20:28
It might be in Toldot Yeshu, per the answer Menachem linked – MarkN Jan 16 '14 at 2:31

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