Weddings & Marriage
Rabbi and marriage counselor Ari Sytner offers 36 questions for Jewish couples to achieve greater intimacy and harmony.
What do Jewish wedding rings look like and what do they mean?
Rabbis and cantors aren't the only options, and chemistry matters.
Gender & Sexuality
Attitudes have shifted dramatically in recent decades, with sharp differences between the Orthodox and liberal movements.
Can I convert to Judaism even though my husband isn't interested in following suit?
Ancient customs involving a childless widow.
This practice is rare in Judaism and goes against the commandment to procreate.
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.
In entering into marriage, a couple takes on new responsibilities for the Jewish community and its future.