Gender & Sexuality
Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.
Weddings & Marriage
Tweaking the traditional rituals and blessings for LGBT wedding ceremonies.
While some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, not all do.
Learn the history and symbolism of the Jewish wedding canopy, and the various options for finding or making your own.
Abundant blessings for the bride and groom.
Jewish marriage is not merely a secular legal partnership, but a union sanctified by God.
The traditions, rituals and liturgy for Jewish weddings.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Marriage in ancient times was a negotiated match involving an agreement on conditions and payment of a bridal price.
The biggest motivator for change in Jewish wedding customs by liberal Jews has been egalitarianism.
In entering into marriage, a couple takes on new responsibilities for the Jewish community and its future.