As Tevya takes pains to teach us in Fiddler on the Roof, the Jewish faith is deeply steeped in tradition. So it comes as no surprise that the traditional Jewish wedding incorporates beautiful customs dating back thousands of years. Among these traditions are the signing of the Ketubah, the chuppah under which the couple stands, and any number …

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  The heart of the ceremony, the spot where you’ll say, “I do,” and where you will be officially pronounced husband and wife; the chuppah (huppah) or wedding canopy is a vital element of the Jewish wedding. Just because this ceremony custom is traditional, the details that adorn and make up the chuppah can be …

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A Jewish wedding connects all who are present to the beautiful rituals and customs of Judaism from over 2,000 years old.   After every Jewish wedding ceremony I officiate, I am often approached by guests stating, “A beautiful ceremony offered such meaning for us – you gave more than we expected!”  A Jewish wedding ceremony keeps …

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