• This paper is a long version of my English paper from 2012, “Body of the Whore, Body of the Story and Metaphor of the Body,” Introduction to Seder Qodashim. A Feminist Commentary on the Babylonian Talmud V. , Tal Ilan, Monika Brockhaus and Tanja Hidde (eds.), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 305-319 . Some discussions where omitted, though some new findings were added to the new version.