Albert Einstein Square

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Coordinates: 31°46′15″N 35°12′54″E / 31.77083°N 35.21500°E / 31.77083; 35.21500

Albert Einstein Square in Jerusalem, Israel
Statue of Albert Einstein in the garden of Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Albert Einstein Square (Hebrew: כיכר אלברט איינשטיין‎, Kikar Albert Einstein) is a public square in Jerusalem, Israel. it is located in the entrance of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities at the Talbiya neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Albert Einstein visited Palestine in 1923 for 12 days. He gave the first lecture at the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[1]

Einstein was in favor of the Hebrew University, as well as Zionism and education in general. This is the reason the square is named for him. Also, a statue of Einstein is nearby in the gardens of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

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  1. Robinson, Andrew (2015). Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity (revised ed.). Princeton University Press. p. 189. ISBN 978-0-691-16989-7.

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