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Jewish Weddings 101

Primer on marriage

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Breaking the Glass at a Jewish Wedding

There are a variety of modern interpretations of this popular custom.

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Being a Guest at a Jewish Wedding: A Guide

From chuppah to glass-breaking, here's what to expect at Jewish nuptials.

How to Choose a Ketubah, or Jewish Marriage Contract

A guide to finding the right document for your wedding

Sex and Sexuality 101

Judaism has an overwhelmingly positive attitude toward sex.

How to Find Someone to Officiate at Your Jewish Wedding

Rabbis and cantors aren't the only options, and chemistry matters.

Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community

Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.

Finding a Rabbi or Cantor to Officiate at Your Interfaith Wedding

While some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, not all do.

What Gift Do You Give at a Jewish Wedding?

My Jewish Learning's official wedding gift guide

How To Make Your Wedding Inclusive

10 tips for making families, friends and guests of all backgrounds feel comfortable and welcome on your big day.

Weddings Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish weddings?

Why I Do Officiate at Intermarriages

It's important for the non-Jewish spouse to support the Jewish partner's religious identity, live in a Jewish home, and bring up Jewish children.

Updating the Traditional Jewish Wedding

The biggest motivator for change in Jewish wedding customs by liberal Jews has been egalitarianism.

Liturgy, Rituals, & Customs of Jewish Weddings

An overview of the liturgy, rituals, and customs associated with Jewish weddings and marriage.

The Ketubah, or Jewish Marriage Contract

The ketubah is an ancient contract delineating the obligations of the husband to his wife.