ZS: Naharaim, Volume 15, Issue 1

Amit Levy's picture

The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of its journal, Naharaim: Journal of German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History (Zeitschrift für deutsch-jüdische Literatur und Kulturgeschichte) [Volume 15, Issue 1].


The heart of this issue of Naharaim is a special section entitled “Stéphane Mosès and the Invention of German Jewish Modernity,” which presents a collection of reflections, scholarly essays, and creative compositions dedicated to the memory of Stéphane Mosès (1931–2007).


The journal Naharaim was founded by the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2007 and appears bi-annually. It is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes the latest research on philosophical, literary and historical aspects of German-Jewish culture. The articles appear in both German and English.


Table of Contents


Benjamin Pollock



Special Section: Stéphane Mosès and the Invention of German Jewish Modernity


Gabriel Motzkin

Stéphane Mosès after the Holocaust


Paul Mendes-Flohr

Stéphane Mosès’ Angels


Vivian Liska 

Stéphane Mosès’ Hope


Michal Govrin

Stéphane Mosès – Le Passeur Among the Ruins


Sharon Livne, Irene Aue-Ben-David

A German-Jewish Existence: Stéphane Mosès and the Establishment of German Literature Studies at the Hebrew University


Eckart Goebel

Widerruf: “Revocation” – On Hans Mayer and Stéphane Mosès


Galili Shahar 

Narrentum and Being-Jewish: Kafka and Benjamin


Bernhard Greiner

“This Nothing of a Voice”: Kafka’s Josefine Narrative as a Modern Reflection on Revelation and Language


Eli Schonfeld 

H’arut: A Jewish Reading of Kafka’s In the Penal Colony


Other Contributions


Heidi Stern

Diskurse protestantischer Hebraisten der Frühen Neuzeit über jüdische Kommunikationsformeln


Ori Werdiger 

Addendum: Scholem on Meeting Gordin in Paris in 1946