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  • On the 100th anniversary of the theory of relativity, a rabbi talks with an Einstein expert

    December 2, 2015 | 1:38 pm

    This month marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. To understand its implications and the role of Einstein’s Jewishness in developing the theory, Rabbi Naomi Levy interviewed professor Hanoch Gutfreund, the director of the Einstein Center at...

  • How Jewish is relativity?

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    August 8, 2012 | 3:14 pm

    “If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world,” Albert Einstein quipped in 1922. “Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German, and Germany will declare that I am...

  • Caltech Seeks the Complete Einstein

    By Tom Tugend

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    He was a lifelong atheist who was offered the presidency of the State of Israel.

    He was a dedicated pacifist who helped usher in the atomic age.

    He was a modest man whose face may be the most familiar one in the world.

    Though pictured mainly as a frail, unkempt old man, he was adored...