Abraham Geiger

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Abraham Geiger

Abraham Geiger (24 May 1810 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – 23 October 1874 in Berlin, Germany) was a German Rabbi. He was one of the first and most important pioneers of Reform Judaism as well as an important Jewish scholar in the field of Jewish scholarship.

Geiger called circumcision a "barbaric bleeding act"[1] and pleaded for its abolition.[2]

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  1. REFnews (23 August 2012)."Beschnitten und traumatisiert" [Circumcised and traumatized] (German). Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  2. REFnews (30 November 2012)."Circumcision Debate: Avoiding Suffering" [German]. Retrieved 7 April 2022.