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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Additional program definitions for an interfaith Jewish wedding.
Explanation of how the exchange of vows works at Jewish interfaith weddings.
Information on interfaith weddings for Jewish-Christian couples, Jewish-Catholic couples and other couples with mixed backgrounds.
Poems, prayers and readings for interfaith and Jewish weddings.
Explanation of the ring ceremony at traditional Jewish and modern interfaith weddings.
Explanation of the Seven Blessings, a traditional feature of Jewish weddings.