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Albert Einstein, Scientific Publishing, and One Family’s Journey

Hosted By: Jewish Study Center

Jeff Metzger’s family established Academische Verlagesellhaft in Germany and later Academic Press in the US. They enlisted Einstein to write his 1915 manuscript on Theory of Special Relativity that first included “E=mc2.” Einstein helped the family escape to the US.

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The Jewish Study Center offers a wide array of classes and programs of Jewish content and invites anyone, regardless of background, to learn, grow and socialize with our community of learners. Our classes include text study in Bible, Mishna, Talmud, and Midrash, as well as courses in Jewish arts and culture, ethics, history, and philosophy. Courses regularly apply Jewish tradition to issues of social action, politics, interpersonal relationships, and work.
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