Description: The Jewish contribution to civilization has been remarkable. Elinor and Robert Slater pay tribute to 150 Jewish men of distinction, who have achieved prominence worldwide by virtue of the excellence of the works they have produced, the discoveries they have made, and the countless ways in which they have contributed toward improving the lot of humanity. The esteemed group includes Rashi, Maimonides, Theodor Herzl, as well as contemporary figures such as Larry King, Stephen Breyer, and Isaiah Berlin. Black-and-white photos. Large format.