The letter, written in June 1950, addresses Ernst Gabor Strauss' concerns over Einstein's Theory of Everything
“The hostile attitude of universities towards Jewish teaching staff and students has been increasing perilously, even though it manifests in a hypocritical manner,” the scientist wrote.
The letter is dated May 19, 1948, and was written in German. It was addressed to the first Israeli president Chaim Weizmann.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem opened a special exhibit in Shanghai about the Nobel Laureate's life
The wooden bead game was once owned by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
The letter, dated Sept. 30, 1936, was written shortly before Austria’s annexation by Nazi Germany.
Nell Freudenberger draws parallels between questions of ontology (the nature of being) and physical science in her third novel, Lost and Wanted.
Einstein addressed the letter, posted from his Princeton office, to Dr. Maurice Lenz of New York and praised his efforts to enable the refugees to enter the United States.
"The power of resistance which has enabled the Jewish people to survive for thousands of years has been based to a large extent on traditions of mutual helpfulness."
In honor of the scientist's 140th birthday, Hebrew University revealed newly-acquired pages of equations and private letters.