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Albert Einstein Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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Chapter 9 Summary

Einstein is shocked when a friend, an honest liberal statesman, is murdered. Berlin itself is in the same economic depression that grips all of Germany. Einstein accepts the invitation of the newly formed Commission for the Co-operation of Intellectuals, but resigns after a year. He sees that the League of Nations is being used only to further the ends of the already powerful.

He then joins War Resisters International and establishes the Einstein International War Resisters Union. Many of his Berlin colleagues do not join him. He remains a cult figure, with both babies and cigars named after him and his work. In contrast, Einstein's home life is serene.

In 1922, he decides to travel to the Orient. He is greeted by autograph- hunters in India, China, Japan, and Palestine. Einstein is enthusiastic to see Tel Aviv, although troubled by certain aspects of the Zionist dream being actualized...

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