The Jewish Wedding

To give expression to the deepest significance and purpose of marriage, a traditional Jewish wedding is full of meaningful rituals. These rituals symbolize the beauty of the relationship of husband and wife, as well as their obligations to each other and to the Jewish People. The following

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The Wedding Of…

The Wedding ofJudith Lisa Dodd&Ross GoralnickSunday, October 29th, 2000 Dear Family and Friends, We are delighted and honored to share the Simcha of our wedding with you. A Jewish wedding includes time-honored traditions and hallowed ceremonies. Judaism teaches that a wedding is a communal event as well

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Wedding

Wedding Growing up in Communist Russia, my parents were not able to perform a Jewish wedding. The rabbis had been killed, exiled, or ‘disappeared’ long ago, and no one even really knew what a Jewish wedding was.  Yet my parents – and especially my mother’s parents – always told

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Wedding

Growing up in Communist Russia, my parents were not able to perform a Jewish wedding. The rabbis had been killed, exiled, or ‘disappeared’ long ago, and no one even really knew what a Jewish wedding was.  Yet my parents – and especially my mother’s parents – always told me

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Why Garlic and Sugar

Author: Rabbi Chaim Cohen Why is the minhag of garlic and sugar used at a pidyon haben? The idea, I believe, stems from the mitzva of benefiting from a seudasMitzva, which is equivalent to 84 fasts (the first letters of pidyon haben,Pey and Daled, are bi’gematria 84).

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