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Jewish Perspectives on Nuclear Weapons—and Deterrence

As Iran negotiates its nuclear deal, a look back at decades of debate by rabbis, politicians, and philosophers about the ethics of atomic warfare

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Even Einstein Was Not Immune to Academic Jockeying

An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909

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100 Years of Jewish Archives on Display in NYC

Collection includes letter from Albert Einstein and a dress worn at Ellis Island

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Your Kids Love ‘Cosmos.’ Keep Them Interested in Science With These Books.

The relaunched TV series can inspire children to read more about the universe. Here are some great titles to get them started.

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Museum in Antwerp Recalls the Ships That Brought Einstein and Irving Berlin to America

The Red Star Line carried half a million Jewish refugees from Europe as they fled pogroms, anti-Semitism, and the Nazis

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Not Just for Kids: Three Knockout Biographies Bring Three Awesome Jews to Life

New books about Albert Einstein, labor organizer Clara Lemlich, and mathematician Paul Erdős will inspire readers of all ages

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On John Maynard Keynes’ 130th Birthday

A look at the economist’s troubling relationship with the Jews

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Einstein’s Last Speech

The physicist died before he could give an Independence Day talk in 1955

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Einstein on the Beach, Now Online

Revisiting Jewish Germany history online

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Daybreak: Temple Mount Mob Turns Violent

Plus the German Cabinet sets date to discuss circumcision amendment

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Daybreak: IDF Thwarts Brazen Attack from Sinai

Plus, Syria’s prime minister defects to Jordan

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Romney and Einstein: Racists?

The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.

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A Case for Genetic Jewishness

In the book Legacy, geneticist Harry Ostrer argues that Jewishness is biological, not just cultural

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Sundown: Run, Suleiman Can’t?

Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more

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On the Bookshelf

The state of the Jewish state: Activists, artists, and academics—including Jeremy Ben-Ami, Udi Aloni, and Albert Einstein—argue about Israel

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E=Lawsuit Squared

You don’t have to be Einstein to smell a rat

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Voyagers

Growing up in a community of Jewish astronomers and scientists in Pasadena, Calif., meant searching for God while exploring the heavens

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Politicizing Einstein

Today on Tablet

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Time Warp: On Right-Wing Rejections of Science

Recent right-wing rejections of Einstein’s theory of relativity echo Nazi dismissals of what they called ‘Jewish Physics’

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Shirtless Einstein Prompts Lawsuit

Hebrew U goes after GM

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Sundown: Likud’s One-State Solution?

Plus Huckabee hearts Israel, Bullock’s bris, and more

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Clockwork

The Sabbath is but one of the Jewish contributions to the science of keeping time

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Was Einstein a Zionist?

The Relativity papers, on exhibit in Jerusalem

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Today in Tablet

Israeli gangsters, Jewish birthers, and Einstein

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Relatively Speaking, a Zionist

An anthology tries—and fails—to paint Einstein as hostile to Israel