Gender & Sexuality
Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.
Weddings & Marriage
For some couples, the bedeken is a chance to set the mood for their wedding ceremony, often in a personalized way.
Couples can often choose a ketubah text that reflects their values and goals.
Either the groom or the couple is called up to the Torah for an aliyah on the Sabbath before their wedding.
The details for scheduling traditional Jewish nuptials.
Seven ways to not stand on ceremony.
A recipe for masapan (marzipan) and details on Sephardi wedding customs.
Southern & Jewish
The mezuzah isn't a finishing touch, but a starting point.
Some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, but not all do.
Ancient customs involving a childless widow.
Jewish marriage is not merely a secular legal partnership, but a union sanctified by God.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Marriage in ancient times was a negotiated match involving an agreement on conditions and payment of a bridal price.