This monumental work of scholarship is the history of a religion, a a people and is published under the sponsorship of the American Jewish Committee, contributors and members of the planning committee include the leading in America whose work was scordimated under the editorship of Dr. Lewis distinguished president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. While will be of particular interest to Jewish readers, it should command wide others who are interested in the history of religion and culture and in in Europe, Israel and America. Part I is devoted to a history of Judaism concluding with most interesting chapters on ""The America Jewish Chronicle Religious Life and Institutions in America."" Part II deals with ""The in World Culture"" with separate chapters on the Bible and other Jewish impact of Jewish thought and life upon philosophy, ethics, social music, art, medicine, science and political ideals. Part III is and Demography of the Jews"" with much attention being gives to ""Who are the s"". The concluding Part IV is written by entire work under the heading: ""The Jewish Religion: Its Beliefs .