Rosenkranz, Ze'ev 1961-

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Rosenkranz, Ze'ev 1961-

PERSONAL:

Born June 17, 1961, in Melbourne, Australia; son of Arnold and Ruth Hannah Rosenkranz; married Brenda Shorkene (a psychologist), September 5, 1991; children: Naomi Jenny, Daniel Len. Education: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B.A., 1983, M.A., 1988, M.L.S., 2000. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Einstein Papers Project, California Institute of Technology, M-C 20-7, Pasadena, CA 91125. E-mail—[email protected] edu.

CAREER:

Writer. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, curator of Albert Einstein Archives, 1989-2003; California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, historical editor of Einstein Papers Project, 2002—.

MEMBER:

Association of Documentary Editing, Adat Chaverim: Valley Congregation for Humanistic Judaism.

WRITINGS:

Albert through the Looking-Glass: The Personal Papers of Albert Einstein, Jewish National and University Library (Jerusalem, Israel), 1998.

The Einstein Scrapbook, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 2002.

Albert Einstein: privat und ganz persönlich, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Zurich, Switzerland), 2004.

(Editor, with others) The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, Volume 10: The Berlin Years: Correspondence, May-December 1920, and Supplementary Correspondence, 1909-1920, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2005.

SIDELIGHTS:

Ze'ev Rosenkranz told CA: "As a historical editor, my primary motivation for writing is related to work, but I would also like to do some creative writing, including memoirs. My work is influenced by editors at the Einstein Papers Project and by Einstein's former secretary, Helen Dukas. The sources of my inspiration are the life, work, and humanistic values of Albert Einstein."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Science News, January 18, 20023, review of The Einstein Scrapbook, p. 47.