How I came to know one of the scientist’s love interests from the early days of the Weimar Republic
The stars joined a storied tradition of celebrity endorsements for Y.U., stretching back to Einstein, who raised thousands for the school
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A messenger asked the genius for life advice. You won’t believe what happened next.
The father of Israel’s nuclear deterrent reveals how it was built. An exclusive excerpt from No Room For Small Dreams, Shimon Peres’ posthumous autobiography.
National Geographic’s first scripted series is about the Nobel Prize-winning physicist
New illustrated biographies of three great Jewish thinkers are funny, articulate, and vivid
Alan Mittleman’s new study of Jewish philosophy ‘boils Bible stories and brain science into the message that there’s something holy in everything and everyone’—but can reason and faith coexist?
An auction house recently sold a letter typed by Albert Einstein to a New York mazto-maker, in which the theoretical physicist showed some love for unleavened bread
It’s been 100 years since the Nobel Prize-winning physicist delivered his groundbreaking General Theory of Relativity
As Iran negotiates its nuclear deal, a look back at decades of debate by rabbis, politicians, and philosophers about the ethics of atomic warfare
An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909
Collection includes letter from Albert Einstein and a dress worn at Ellis Island
The relaunched TV series can inspire children to read more about the universe. Here are some great titles to get them started.
The Red Star Line carried half a million Jewish refugees from Europe as they fled pogroms, anti-Semitism, and the Nazis
New books about Albert Einstein, labor organizer Clara Lemlich, and mathematician Paul Erdős will inspire readers of all ages
A look at the economist’s troubling relationship with the Jews
The physicist died before he could give an Independence Day talk in 1955