weddings

How Jewish LGBT Weddings May Improve Straight Ones

Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.

Adapting the Sheva Brachot for Same-Sex Marriages

Tweaking the traditional rituals and blessings for LGBT wedding ceremonies.

Finding a Rabbi or Cantor to Officiate at Your Interfaith Wedding

While some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, not all do.

The Huppah (Chuppah): What You Need to Know

Learn the history and symbolism of the Jewish wedding canopy, and the various options for finding or making your own.

Jewish Marriage

Jewish marriage is not merely a secular legal partnership, but a union sanctified by God.

Jewish Weddings 101

The traditions, rituals and liturgy for Jewish weddings.

Ancient Jewish Marriage

Marriage in ancient times was a negotiated match involving an agreement on conditions and payment of a bridal price.

Updating the Traditional Jewish Wedding

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

Marriage & Community

In entering into marriage, a couple takes on new responsibilities for the Jewish community and its future.