What Was Albert Einstein's True Relationship to Judaism — and Zionism?

On the 100th anniversary of the general theory of relativity, there’s still no name more synonymous with Jewish genius than Albert Einstein. Yet the iconic scientist had a surprisingly fraught and complex relationship with Judaism and Zionism.


An Interview With Einstein

Relativity at 100: From the archives: a Forverts reporter meets up with Einstein in his house in Princeton.

How I Snuck Onto Ferry To Interview Albert Einstein as He Arrived in America

Relativity at 100: an old Forverts interview with Einstein, as he rides the ferry across NY harbor.

How Did this Ultra-Orthodox Man End Up in Charge of the Albert Einstein Archives?

Albert Einstein was never known as the most observant of Jews. So how did an ultra-Orthodox man end up curating the Albert Einstein Archives in Jerusalem — and what has he learned from the iconic scientist’s works?


Why Is a Mainstream Jewish Charity Funding Pamela Geller?

Pamela Geller is the most prominent representative for the anti-Muslim far-right on the Internet. Yet tax filings show that she has received substantial grants from the Jewish Communal Fund, a mainstream philanthropic group.

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