A group of essays, woven together by the intense concentration of the author on his main theme, the defense of the Jew, his rich, old background and ancient religion, embodiment of freedom, justice and the love of peace, and his belief in Zionism as a symbol of peace and understanding. These flaming essays carry his torch to Jewish readers. They are too full of Hebraic and Yiddish phrases for the general reader. But in substance, the essays themselves cover a wide range, approaching the subject from various angles, educational, social, religious, etc. They should reach people of his faith who need the challenge he makes. This volume launches Lewisohn with a new publisher.