Jewish Chinese wedding

Uncharted Territory: Planning Our Jewish Chinese Wedding

Uncharted territory: planning a Jewish Chinese wedding

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Strom Gutter wedding

After 25 Years of No, Now I Say Yes

After 25 years of no, now I say yes

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Elle and James

Our Big Day Was Perfectly Us

Our wedding day was so US, just as it should be

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Outdoor chuppah

The Hardest Part: Choosing Our Officiant

Elle and James pick a date, but finding an officiant proves more difficult

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Becky and Femi

Why We’re Jumping the Broom

Why adding a jump broom to our ceremony is so meaningful

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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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Rabbis for Interfaith Weddings and More

Looking for just the right person to officiate your Jewish interfaith wedding? We make it easy for you to access our trusted network of Jewish clergy so you can make the best choice for your event.

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becky and femi

I’ll Take the Wheel, Thanks

Femi & his fiancee navigate which wedding elements to include, exclude or modify

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Finding Your Officiant

One of the first decisions a couple has to make in planning for their wedding ceremony is who will officiate.  When planning a Jewish wedding incorporating multiple faith backgrounds, you have a number of options as to who can be your officiant. You may choose to have solely Jewish clergy (a rabbi or cantor—for the […]

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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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