About Zionism, Speeches and Lectures by Professor Albert Einstein with an introduction by Leon Simon, London, 1930.

This book is the first edition (which precedes the American edition by one year) of this volume of Albert Einstein's speeches and letters concerning his views on Zionism. Einstein was not a conventional thinker, and as we might expect, his views on Zionism were not conventional either. He was an assimilated Jew who saw that … Continue reading About Zionism, Speeches and Lectures by Professor Albert Einstein with an introduction by Leon Simon, London, 1930.

Moses by Achad Ha-Am, translated from Hebrew to English by Leon Simon, London 1917.

This is another early Zionist pamphlet, originally written in Hebrew in 1904 and translated into English by Leon Simon.  It was published in 1917, the year of the Balfour Declaration, by "The Zionist" in London (but printed in Leeds). Achad Ha-Am, which means 'one of the people' was the pen name of Asher Zvi Hirsch … Continue reading Moses by Achad Ha-Am, translated from Hebrew to English by Leon Simon, London 1917.