Albert Einstein and Zionism

Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein

This section is devoted to the life, work science and philosophy of Albert Einstein: man of genius, philosopher, humanist, pacifist, socialist and Zionist.†

Albert Einstein's life and work should be an inspiration and example to decent human beings everywhere. In truth, Albert Einstein belongs to the world, but we are proud that he was a Zionist and a Jew.

Albert Einstein's approach to life, love and science were unique. He was a scientific iconoclast who later regretted his iconoclasm, and tried to find reason and order in the chaotic world of quantum physics. He was a deeply religious agnostic, an anti-nationalist Zionist, a committed socialist who was unafraid to speak out against Stalin's excesses when it was unpopular to do so, and a pacifist who was among the first to urge rearmament in order to face the menace of fascism.†

Albert Einstein's contribution to physics was perhaps not quite what the layman usually thinks it was. He was not, for example, the first to discover the principle of relativity, but he was the first to apply it properly in order to solve the problems presented by electrodynamic field theory and the transmission of light. He showed that relativity "worked."

For many years, everything he touched produced another revolution in physics, and another. However, his major contribution was the unification of gravity and acceleration in the general theory of relativity, which demonstrated a strange universe of curved space-time, and overturned Newtonian physics.

We should all be trying to learn from the example of Albert Einstein and his thought - to create better science, to build a better world, a better Zionism, a better Judaism, and a better Israel.

We will try here to present every aspect of Einstein's multifaceted life, so that the interested reader can understand the different aspects of Albert Einstein's thought and work.

†About Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein - Biography

Albert Einstein and Zionism

Was Albert Einstein a Zionist? - Yes he certainly was!

Albert Einstein Quotes

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†Albert Einstein on Prayer and Religion

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Albert Einstein on Anti-Semitism and the Jews

†Albert Einstein:†Science and Religion

Albert Einstein: About Zionism (excerpts)

Albert Einstein & Sigmund Freud: Why War? - 1932 exchange of letters on the nature of war.

Albert Einstein: Why Socialism?

Albert Einstein: The Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies (Special Relativity) - His 1905 paper that did away with the "ether" and explained electromagnetism in a physical conceptualization where there is no absolute motion.

†Albert Einstein: Does the Inertia of a Body Depend on Its Energy Content? (Mass-Energy Equivalence) - Derivation of a formula equivalent to E=mc2 from special relativity theory

†Albert Einstein: Ether and Relativity theory - Albert Einstein discuses a new conceptualization of the ether and speculates on the unified field theory (1920)

†Albert Einstein: Geometry and Experience - Albert Einstein explains how to conceptualize non-Euclidean Geometry (1921)

Albert Einstein: Relativity: The Special and General Theory† - An explanation written by Albert Einstein for general lay persons (1916) - A full-length book.

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