All the fundamental tenents of Judaism as expressed in the Thirteen Principles of Faith laid down by Maimonides are subjected to a brilliant, courageous interpretation--a major work. 'A contribution to the modern evolution . . . of religious thought.' Daily Telegraph Louis Jacobs was Rabbi at New London Synagogue until his death in 2006. In the year of his death he was voted ""Greatest British Jew"" by a poll of Jewish Chronicle Readers conducted to mark the 350th anniversary of the entry of the Jews into England under Oliver Cromwell. His latest books, Jewish Preaching and Judaism and Theology, were both published in 2004.