Becky & Femi on their wedding day

What You Can Learn from Our Big Day

Becky’s wedding day was incredible…but there’s still a thing or two she wishes she’d known

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Becky & Femi at a wedding

Learning the Hard Way How to Communicate with My Fiancé

“Oh…I thought I told you about that.” A phrase I’ve said far too often during wedding planning

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Having a Yahrzeit For My Lutheran Dad

By Tara Worthey Segal I formally converted to Judaism one month after I lost my father and two weeks before getting married. I hadn’t been raised with much religion. I was baptized Lutheran, but always joked that my parents did that more out of superstition than dogma. They didn’t do much to disabuse me of […]

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Looking Back on Our Interfaith Wedding, One Month Later

It is hard to believe it has already been a month since our “big day.” It is finally starting to sink in. It seems that we have not stopped moving since we got married. Between the holidays, Lisa’s sister getting married, and my new employment opportunities, there has been barely a moment to sit and […]

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Cinnamon Toast and Mazel Toast!

Sam and I were sitting at breakfast this morning reflecting on our wedding, which was a week ago yesterday. We were exchanging our favorite moments and stating what we enjoyed about that special day. Everything about the day was beautiful. Although the weather on the days before and after was cold and rain-drenched, the day […]

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Circle Up for the Horah!

Circle up everyone, it is time for another blog post! It is Friday so let’s put on our dancing shoes and talk about the Horah! After talking about it a couple months ago and Lisa unsure, we have decided that we are all in! The Horah is a traditionally Jewish custom where guests circle up […]

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And just like that, we're married!

After all of the plans and preparations, the big day came and went without a hitch! We had glorious weather, the ceremony was everything that we wanted it to be, and the reception was an absolute blast. We had people from both sides tearing up the dance floor until midnight. We ended the night exhausted, […]

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Music of the Heart, Music for the Wedding

“You can’t walk away when it gets a little heavy now. “ With all the stress that has fallen onto Lisa and myself over the past couple weeks, Cody ChesnuTT could not be any more right when singing the tune, entitled, “Love is a More Than a Wedding Day.” Through the bad times and the […]

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Additional Program Definitions

Additional program definitions for an interfaith Jewish wedding.

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