Ritual Wedding Objects and Garments

Every religion and culture has its unique ritual objects and garments that are part of wedding ceremonies. When planning for your Jewish interfaith wedding you will want to consider which to include. You may choose to include ritual objects and garments from multiple traditions or just Jewish ones. We will explain some of the Jewish ones here. […]

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Chuppah: Your First “Home”

By Maria Bywater I grew up in a large, close Catholic family, so when I got married in a Jewish wedding ceremony, finding meaningful roles for everyone in my family proved challenging. I had converted to Judaism, and the rabbi required that the roles linked to Jewish ritual—–signing the ketubah (Jewish marriage contract) and reciting […]

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The Jewish Wedding Now

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. I don’t have any weddings in sight – my children are married and I’ve been married for 43 years myself. Nevertheless, I loved reading Anita Diamant’s The Jewish Wedding Now. I’m most interested of course in interfaith couples, and highly recommend The New Jewish Wedding to […]

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Interfaith Choices: Till Death Do Us Part

The tough decisions made at two life cycle events, four months apart, as told by the rabbi who officiated at both the wedding and the funeral.

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Additional Program Definitions

Additional program definitions for an interfaith Jewish wedding.

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Exchange of Vows

Explanation of how the exchange of vows works at Jewish interfaith weddings.

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Interfaith Weddings.com

Information on interfaith weddings for Jewish-Christian couples, Jewish-Catholic couples and other couples with mixed backgrounds.

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Sample Poems, Prayers and Readings

Poems, prayers and readings for interfaith and Jewish weddings.

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The Ring Ceremony

Explanation of the ring ceremony at traditional Jewish and modern interfaith weddings.

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The Seven Blessings

Explanation of the Seven Blessings, a traditional feature of Jewish weddings.

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