From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge Who's Who in Jewish History presents a complete and thoroughly updated reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture. Covering twenty centuries of Jewish history it provides:
* detailed biographical information on each leading figure
* analysis of their role and significance both in Jewish life and the wider culture
* a comprehensive chronological table displaying the history of the Jewish race
* a series of maps
* a useful glossary giving precise definitions of Jewish words.