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Protected: The Symbolism of the Huppah or Wedding Canopy

Creating reshut hakallah--the domain of the bride.

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Before the Jewish Wedding Ceremony

Before the wedding, bride and groom are feted, the bride is veiled, and the groom dons a shroud-like garment.

Toward a More Balanced Wedding Ceremony

Envisioning ceremonies that respect modern gender roles and adhere strictly to tradition.

The Chuppah, or Wedding Canopy

A Jewish wedding takes place under a chuppah, which symbolizes the new Jewish home being created by the marriage.