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Snip it! Stances on Ritual Circumcision

Exhibition Catalog

The exhibition catalog depicts the objects from the show and includes essays and literature delving deeper into the subject. The authors consider circumcision from a variety of viewpoints, reflecting on its significance in Islam and Judaism, and analyzing the debate that raged in Germany after the Cologne circumcision verdict was announced in summer 2012.

Details & Excerpts

  • Haut ab! Haltungen zur rituellen Beschneidung
    (Snip it! Stances on Ritual Circumcision)
    176 pages, 75 color illustrations,
    Hardcover
    Wallstein Publishing
    Göttingen 2014

    ISBN: 978-3-8353-1576-1
    In German only

  • Editors

    Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek and Cilly Kugelmann
    for the Jewish Museum Berlin

  • Contributing Wirters

    Yigal Blumenberg, Alfred Bodenheimer, Kamal Ben Hameda,
    Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek, Ilhan Ilkiliç, Franz Kafka,
    Cilly Kugelmann, Gerhard Langer, Thomas Lentes,
    Philip Roth and others

  • Translations

    Lilian Dombrowsky, Michael Ebmeyer

  • Design

    Büro Harald Niessner

  • Price

    24.90 euros

Catalogue Cover for the Exhibition

Introduction

by Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek and Cilly Kugelmann

(In German only)

PDF / 0.04 MB / german / not accessible

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Jüdische Altertümer, zwanzigstes Buch, zweites Kapitel

by Flavius Josephus

(In German only)

PDF / 0.02 MB / german / not accessible

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Zur Beschneidung (On circumcision)

by Moses Maimonides

(In German only)

PDF / 0.04 MB / german / not accessible

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Tagebucheintrag vom 24. Dezember 1911

by Franz Kafka

In German only

PDF / 0.02 MB / german / not accessible

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You can order this publication from a bookstore, or from the museum by contacting:

Janine Lehmann
T +49 (0)30 259 93 410
F +49 (0)30 259 93 409
info@jmberlin.de

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