Weddings & Marriage
Rabbi and marriage counselor Ari Sytner offers 36 questions for Jewish couples to achieve greater intimacy and harmony.
There are endless ways to decorate the traditional Jewish marriage contract.
What do Jewish wedding rings look like and what do they mean?
The Torah is not merely a book of law and history. It is also the chief repository of Jewish wisdom.
Experiencing a child's wedding from a parent's perspective.
A checklist of 7 things to consider, from clergy to chuppah.
A procession leads the groom and then the bride to the huppah, where the bride traditionally encircles the groom three or seven times.
The substance of nissuin, the actual marriage ceremony, are seven blessings that reflect the themes of creation, joy, and bride and groom.
Erusin, the ancient betrothal ceremony, includes two blessings and the ring ceremony, and is followed by the reading of the marriage contract.
After the wedding, bride and groom retreat to a seclusion room, rejoin their guests for a festive meal, and then celebrate with friends and family for the next seven days.