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Everything families need to host a Jewish welcoming ritual when opting out of circumcision. Includes original ceremonies and music.
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    A heartfelt thank you for supporting this project. Every dollar helps! At this level, and beyond, your name goes on our website as a project backer (anonymous upon request). We'll also mail you our bumper-sticker!

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    We’d like for brit shalom to be accessible to every family. What better way than to have this book in the hands of rabbis and in Temple libraries! Choose this reward and we’ll send a copy of the book to a rabbi or congregation from our thoughtfully compiled master list. Have a particular rabbi, congregation or geographic area in mind? Just let us know and we’ll take care of the rest.

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    A first edition copy of Celebrating Brit Shalom plus a digital download of the album Songs for Celebrating Brit Shalom. Like all backers at this level and higher, you'll be among the first to receive the book and songs — before our official launch.

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    A first-edition copy of Celebrating Brit Shalom and a download of the music — PLUS the authors will inscribe your copy, thanking you for making it possible. We'll also include Lisa's 2010 book The Measure of His Grief, the first novel ever written about the circumcision controversy (please specify paperback or Kindle for Lisa's novel).

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    For the ultimate sharer. We’ll send a copy of Celebrating Brit Shalom to FOUR different rabbis and/or congregations from our thoughtfully compiled master list. Feel free to specify if you have a particular rabbis, congregations or zip codes in mind—otherwise we’ll choose.

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    Multiples Pack. Ideal for parents planning to hold a brit shalom service; for brit shalom officiants; and for those who’d like extra copies to share. You’ll receive 10 copies of Celebrating Brit Shalom. (Parents can personalize the books and give them to guests as mementos; officiants can collect the books to use again and again.) Music download included.

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    You'll receive a signed copy of Leonard Glick's "Marked in Your Flesh" (Oxford University Press 2005), along with a copy of "Celebrating Brit Shalom" and the songs.

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    You'll receive a signed copy of Ronald Goldman's "Circumcision: the Hidden Trauma," along with a copy of "Celebrating Brit Shalom" and the songs.

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    You'll receive a signed copy of Ronald Goldman's "Questioning Circumcision: A Jewish Perspective," along with a copy of "Celebrating Brit Shalom" and the songs.

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    As a personal thank you, let's grab a quick bite during the upcoming Genital Autonomy 2014 conference in Boulder on Saturday, July 26th, during the lunch break. The authors will be joined by conference presenter Dr. Richard Schwartzman. No time for lunch? We'll buy you a drink or two at the dinner-dance later that evening. We'll also include the book and music download.

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    Limited edition hardcover copy of the ground-breaking Celebrating Brit Shalom! Personally inscribed. Ideal as a leader’s copy, or as a special keepsake. We'll also include the music.

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    Upgraded Multiples Pack. Just like the Multiples Pack offered at the $100 level, but with one special hardcover edition, great as a leader's copy or a memento! (Nine paperbacks still included — songs too.)

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    Unique opportunity for one year of prominent ad space on Beyond the Bris (BTB), a leading website/news source about the movement to question Jewish circumcision. With an audience of naturally-minded parents and educators from more than 150 countries, BTB is a great spot to showcase your product or service. Until now, BTB hasn’t had any ads — and may never do so again! (Content and design subject to approval.) We'll also include the book and songs.

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    What a mitzvah! For your incredible generosity, you’ll receive all that’s included at the $500 level — and the fulfillment of knowing you’ve played a major role in presenting Jewish families, now and in future generations, with a peaceful alternative to circumcision. As a very special and unique thank you, your limited edition hardcover copy of the book will have a foreskin — er, dust jacket.

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    The incomparable musician and performer JASON PAIGE will personally attend your Brit Shalom and sing Songs for Celebrating Brit Shalom live! For this stupendous backing, you'll also receive all that's included at the $500 level. (Jason's travel expenses are not included. Date to be agreed upon.)

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