Berlin (Dec. 26)
Prof. Einstein has become part of Jewish legend. A hitherto unpublished Einstein anecdote is included in the new book “The Jewish People in Anecdote” by the scholar Chaim Block. The story tells of the first voyage of Prof. Einstein to America, when he accompanied Chaim Weizmann, then World Zionist President. After the voyage, Dr. Weizmann was asked, “What did you talk about during the trip?”
“During the entire trip, Einstein, kept explaining his theory of relativity to me,” said Dr. Weizmann, himself a noted chemist.
“And what impression did you get?” he was asked.
“I believe he understands it!” was the answer.