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Highlights of the Jewish Museum Berlin

Collect, Fold, Count: A Different Kind of Museum Guide

This museum packet is not at all what you were expecting. The presentation of our book of highlights is purposefully distinct from a classic museum guide. The silver-colored sleeve, reminiscent of the Libeskind Building's facade, contains a nine-part treasure trove.

Forty-Nine Highlights of the Museum

Seven booklets present seven objects each. These are exceptional treasures from our collection, and our curators vividly describe their origins, significance, and stories in brief texts.

Fascinating Facts about Jewish Culture and History

The small booklet "Who knows one?" presents more than just the milestones of Jewish history in Germany. Readers also get to learn more about Jewish religion and culture in an interesting, entertaining way. Did you know there are still three million Yiddish speakers in the world? The meaning of the word "chutzpah"? And why thirteen is a lucky number in Judaism?

Drawing by Libeskind

The architect of the Jewish Museum Berlin is Daniel Libeskind, who won the competition to design the building in 1989. One of the sketches for his design is now available as a poster for the first time.


  • Highlights of the Jewish Museum Berlin
    Collect, Fold, Count: A Different Kind of Museum Guide

    49 color illustrations, 1 Booklet
    Nicolai Publishing House
    Berlin 2009

    ISBN: 978-3-89479-568-9
    In German, English
    French, Spanish
    or Italian

  • Editor

    Jewish Museum Berlin

  • Design

    Jaroslav Toussaint and Katharina Zettl
    for any.way Grafik Partner, Hamburg

  • price

    9.90 euros

Book Cover of

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

Catalogs: Exhibition Publications (42)

Exhibition Publications

Our temporary exhibitions have had accompanying catalogs, journals, and essay collections in various formats.

The cover of our catalog for the Jerusalem exhibition.

Welcome to Jerusalem

Exhibition Catalog

res·o·nant. Mischa Kuball

Exhibition Catalog

Eran Shakine

Exhibition Catalog A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew


Exhibition Catalog

Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture

Exhibition Catalog Transcending Tradition

No Compromises! The Art of Boris Lurie

Exhibition Catalog

In a Foreign Country

Companion booklet to the exhibition about literature from DP camps


Exhibition Catalog

Pictures Galore and Collecting Mania

Exhibition Brochure

Snip it!

Exhibition Catalog


Braginsky Collection

Catalog for the exhibition The Creation of the World featuring artifacts of Jewish written culture from the Braginsky Collection

Fred Stein. Paris New York

Exhibition Catalog


A Time for Everything

Rituals against Forgetting – Exhibition catalog

The Whole Truth

Special Issue for the Exhibition

JMB Journal

R.B. Kitaj

Catalog for the exhibition about the artist R.B. Kitaj (1932–2007)

Russians Jews Germans

A catalog accompanying the exhibition Russians Jews Germans. Photographs by Michael Kerstgens from 1992 to the Present


Berlin Transit

Exhibition Catalog

Heimatkunde (How German is it?)

30 Artists' Notion of Home – Exhibition Catalog

Radical Jewish?

Special Issue for the Radical Jewish Culture Exhibition


Jewish Forced Laborers at Ehrich & Graetz

Book about forced labor at the metal and electric goods manufacturer in Berlin's Treptow district

Heroes, Freaks, and Super-Rabbis

Exhibition catalog about Jewish authors and illustrators and comics

Flight and Metamorphosis

Exhibition Catalog

Kosher & Co.

Catalog for the exhibition on food and religion containing numerous essays (with free excerpts)


Deadly Medicine

Exhibition Catalog Tödliche Medizin. Rassenwahn im Nationalsozialismus
(Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race)

Ruth Jacobi. Photographs

Exhibition Catalog

Looting Restitution

Jewish-Owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present


Exhibition Catalog typisch! Klischees von Juden und Anderen
(Typical! Clichés about Jews and Others)

Dateline: Israel

Exhibition catalog of contemporary photography and video art

Charlotte Salomon

Exhibition Catalog Charlotte Salomon. Leben? oder Theater?
(Charlotte Salomon: Life? Or Theater?)

"Neben seinen Schnürsenkeln in einem leeren Kühlschrank laufen" ("Walking Next to One’s Shoelaces Inside an Empty Fridge")

Book on the Installation by Chantal Akerman

The Danube Exodus

Companion publication to the multimedia installation The Danube Exodus: The Rippling Currents of the River

Home and Exile

Exhibition Catalog


Exhibition Catalog

Roman Vishniac's Berlin

Exhibition Catalog


JMB Logo


Exhibition Catalog

Family Pictures

Exhibition Publication

Jakob Steinhardt: Der Prophet (Jakob Steinhardt: The Prophet)

A Publication by the Berlin Municipal Museum

10+5=Gott (10+5=God)

Exhibition Catalog


Carlo Levi

Exhibition Catalog Carlo Levi. Ausgewählte Werke 1926–1974
(Carlo Levi. Selected Works, 1926–1974)

"Dem Deutschen Volke" (To the German People)

The Story of the Loevy Bronze Foundry (Exhibition Publication)

Disposable Eyes

Companion publication to two photography projects, Disposable Eyes and Promised Land

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