The Ketubah/Marriage Contract

The Ketubah/Marriage Contract

What is a Ketubah? A ketubah is a Jewish marriage contract. In ancient times, a ketubah was a legally binding document, written in Aramaic (the vernacular of the time), describing a groom’s “acquiring” of a bride, and stating the amount that the groom would have to pay the bride in case of a divorce. There’s […]

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Ketubah: The Jewish Wedding Contract

Marriage is about making a strong partnership. The marriage contract, or ketubah, formalizes some of these agreements and there are many different ways to make it personal to your ceremony and relationship. For ideas for interfaith and modern ways of creating a ketubah, click here. We also have five tips for creating an interfaith ketubah, as well as tips for how to pick your ketubah witness. The following animated video from G-dcast offers a […]

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