Abraham Hains circumcision kit, Waterville, ca. 1930
Contributed by Robert Hains through Colby College Special Collections
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The Reverend Abraham Hains, a rabbi and kosher butcher in Waterville from 1922-53, used this circumcision equipment when performing the ritual that welcomes baby boys into the Jewish community.
The handle of the blade broke off the last time it was used.
- Title: Abraham Hains circumcision kit, Waterville, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Town: Waterville
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Metal, leather
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Colby College Special Collections
5150 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901
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