The Rosenzweig Center's Publications

The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Center promotes the publication of original and groundbreaking works in the field of German-Jewish studies. The two main platforms in which fellows and young scholars can publish the results of their research are the Naharaim journal and Makom book series.

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

Naharaim (Hebrew for Zweistromland, a land that lies between two rivers) presents biographical portraits and research on the intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry. The journal explores paradigmatic thinkers within German-Jewish modernism since the Emancipation; traces the outlines of the German-Jewish experience both in the context of general Jewish issues and beyond the specific Jewish horizon; discusses the phenomenon of secularisation as a process of transformation of religious content taking place within the framework of a secular worldview; and critically engages with theoretical debates in France, North America and Germany that address topics from past and contemporary Jewish thought.

Managing Editor: Levy, Amit
Ed. by Pollock, Benjamin / Weidner, Daniel / Wiese, Christian

Submission of manuscripts:

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Makom is a book series published by Fink Verlag (Paderborn). The name ‘Makom’ is the Hebrew term for ‘place’ or ‘space’, but it also designates God, whose spatial presence is affirmed yet at the same time questioned. Makom hosts studies by the Center's affiliated researches, concentrating on modern German-Jewish literature and philosophy. 

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Heinrich Heine: A Better Song
Jakob Hessing

Betraying Images: Paul Celan's Translation of Charles Baudelaire's “La mort des pauvres”
Michael Schlie

Paideia. Hannah Arendt on Socrates and Critical Thought
Ilaria Possenti

Die Einsamkeit Israels zwischen Gedächtnis und Vergessen. Alain Finkielkraut und Benny Lévy zu Gedächtnis, Säkularisierung und Antisemitismus
Jens Mattern

On the Epistemological Premises of Psychoanalysis
Stéphane Mosès

At the Heart of a Chiasm Derrida and Lévinas, Lévinas and Derrida
Stéphane Mosès

Three Forms of Peace in the Jewish Tradition
Stéphane Mosès

The Question of Language and the Affinities between Philosophy and Literature in Stéphane Mosès' Critical Writings
Ashraf Noor

Instruction and Entertainment
Luis S. Krausz

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Last updated on 12/30/2016