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Einstein Letter Fearing German Anti-Semitism Sells for $32,000

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A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade before the Nazis took power, sold at an Israeli auction on Tuesday for $32,000. "Here are brewing economically and politically dark times, so I'm happy to be able to get away from everything," wrote the 43-year-old physicist to his sister, Maria, after leaving Berlin for a location that goes unmentioned in the letter. Einstein, who went on to win the...


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