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The Judaica world has become a new place of self-expression for the Jewish home

The Judaica world has become a new place of self-expression for the Jewish home

When it comes to the Judaica world, we’ve come a long way from velvet, gold threaded Bar Mitzvah Kippahs and kitschy Yiddish humor books—though those will always  have a special place in our hearts!   The Judaica world has become a new place of self-expression for the Jewish home. So if you’re in the middle of planning your Jewish wedding, keep in mind that you don’t have to settle for loud or tacky Judaica. If you’ve got a personal style, there is an artist in the Judaica world who has something to offer you.   And that’s largely thanks to...

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choosing your Jewish wedding bands

choosing your Jewish wedding bands

 Preparations are in full swing for your Jewish wedding and you have finally made it to one of the most exciting parts: choosing your Jewish wedding bands. These are the very bands that you will be exchanging under the Chuppah, along with the presentation of your Ketubah.   Along with the usual wedding customs of appointing, perhaps the best man or the cutest member of the family, to serve as ring bearer, there are a few classic Jewish customs to keep in mind.   Here are the top 3 things to know when you are choosing your Jewish wedding bands:...

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Leading the Way with Wedding Signs

Leading the Way with Wedding Signs

One of the funnest parts of preparing for your Jewish Wedding is figuring what wedding signs you’d like to feature in your wedding hall, outdoor space, or both! Leading the Way with Wedding Signs Wedding signs can be a great way to guide your guests in your own unique voice or sense of style. The outdoor wedding signs tell your guests that they’re in the right place (not an entirely irrational fear that every wedding attendee experiences), and stirs up excitement for the celebration ahead. These wedding signs can start from the main road exit, and can lead your guests...

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Chuppah Ideas That Set The Tone For Your Jewish Wedding

Chuppah Ideas That Set The Tone For Your Jewish Wedding

The Chuppah. It’s an enchanting space where the magic of the final formalities of the Jewish wedding are completed. Replete with meaning, it is thought that one of the functions of the Chuppah is to symbolize the Almighty’s presence descending upon the couple at the dawn of their marriage. This resembles the cloud that enveloped the Jews in their journey through the desert after escaping Egypt. Whatever it’s original sources are, the Chuppah has certainly become a known concept in the Western world, and given all of the breathtaking Chuppah ideas there are out there, we’re not surprised! Chuppah Ideas...

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Choosing the Right Ketubah Wording for Your Jewish Wedding

Choosing the Right Ketubah Wording for Your Jewish Wedding

Choosing your Ketubah is a great time to reflect as a couple on the tone of Jewish life that you would like to set in your household. The Ketubah wording particularly reflects your ideals, and most Ketubah artist today provide a variety of texts appropriate for various levels of Jewish observance. As always, it’s important to check in with your Jewish wedding officiant before making any final decisions on your Ketubah wording. The Classic Ketubah Many couples today appreciate the classical Ketubah wording according to the Orthodox standards. This text was meted out by the Sages, and has remained virtually...

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