Search URJ.org and the other Reform websites:

Weddings

Tallit (prayer shawl) as chuppah (wedding canopy) in the woods

Seven weeks after the Exodus from Egypt, the Children of Israel stood at the foot of Mount Sinai and prepared to encounter God.

Rabbi Jordana Schuster Battis
Bride and groom forming heart with their hands

Thus said the Lord: Again there shall be heard in this place…the sound of mirth and gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and bride…
Jeremiah 33:10-11

Rabbi Marc Rosenstein
Bride and groom holding hands but faces arent visible

As I plan my wedding, I'm surprised by how often I've been asked whether my fiancé and I will be having a Jewish wedding.

Kate Bigam

The inscription inside the kippot (head coverings) shared on my wedding day read, "September 2, 2016, Marriage of Michael and MacDara."

Michael Bannett

Dinah always knew that she wanted to immerse in a mikveh (ritual bath) before marrying Roi.

Anat Hoffman

Smashing the glass: It’s the most recognizable and iconic of rituals at the Jewish wedding, and while the explanation for this most tangible of Jewish customs has been interpreted by many, the most

Rabbi Joshua Caruso

If you could share one piece of sage advice with a soon-to-be-married couple – your “secret to a long marriage” – what would it be?

Rabbi Paul Kipnes

Mishpachah (family). K’dushah (holiness). Ahavah (love). 

Rabbi Larry Karol

I was not at my son's official wedding. Ariel and his wife got married in Cyprus.

Anat Hoffman
Joanna and Nathan

Nathan Rifzis and Joanna Duretz were complete strangers when they traveled to Israel together in May 2012, but by the end of their 10-day trip, they were well on their way to falling in love.

Nathan Rifzis & Joanna Duretz

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Weddings