by Rachel (New York, New York, USA) Our ketubah was specially designed for us by Batya Weinstock, depicting the scene in which my fiance proposed. It includes a painting of a home in Yemin Moshe (a neighborhood in Israel) beneath an intricate papercut featuring our names, vines, and flowers. Rabbi Adds… Share the ketubah you […]
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Marriage Guidance: A Guide for a Happy Marriage
Below, the Marriage Guidance may not be for all couples, because of certain variables in a couple’s life, but should be for most. Marriage Guidance offers practical key points that should be integrated and or should already exist in a marriage. However, the list of points below does work! God created man in His own […]
Tzedakah (charity) is a fundamental part of the Jewish way of life. Judaism is a religion of what you do, not what you believe. Tzedakah is offering charity either monetary or the giving of your time to those in need. How one was to perform righteous acts was laid out in an elaborate set […]
Torah and Chuppah – Reform Rabbi Brings The Ceremonies To You!
What does a traveling Torah, a portable hand-held Chuppah have to do with an interfaith Reform Rabbi? Everything! Well, everything that pertains to a Jewish life cycle ceremony. If at this time you have not read the Jewish Wedding and Jewish Ceremony, then I will explain. For all Jewish wedding ceremonies, a couple needs a […]
Remembering the Yahrzeit – Why to Light a Yahrzeit Memorial Candle?
Yahrzeit – Remembrance A Yahrzeit Prayer The light of life is a finite flame. Like the Sabbath candles, life is kindled. It burns, it glows, it radiates warmth and beauty, but then it fades and is no more. Yet we must not despair. We are more than a memory vanishing in the darkness. With […]
Jewish Wedding Traditions and Celebrated Customs of Jewish Life
Even at a young age, we become acutely aware of Jewish wedding traditions and the rituals of traditional Jewish ceremonies. From baby naming ceremonies and bat mitzvahs to the joining of two lives in marriage under the chuppah, we are surrounded by our cherished and time-honored Jewish customs. We’ve all have grown up with favorite traditions […]
Unique Wedding Ideas for Jewish Ceremonies
We use them, we read them, we look them up, now they are here to assist you. Unique Wedding Ideas for Jewish ceremonies from area industry professionals including one take charge bride that put together her very own unique wedding day of beautiful details gathering ideas from resources that are right there at your […]
Ketubah Samples – Artistic Expression in Ketubah
Read a brief history of the Ketubah and the available Texts Ketubah Samples – there are only a few to display, but it offers an idea of how vibrant they are and can be appealing with artistic expression. Below, ketubah samples are linked directly to the artist page and will open in a new window […]