Music has the power to bring people together. One piece, “Bridal March” from Richard Wagner’s opera... Read More
Although no wedding ceremony is described in the Torah, the institution of marriage began with Adam and Eve. The Book of Genesis portrays God as saying: "It is not good that man should be alone-I will make him a helpmate" (Genesis 2:18).
Reform Judaism has changed some aspects of the wedding ceremony, in great part to reflect the equal status of women.
Aufruf is a German word meaning "calling up" and refers to a synagogue celebration.
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This directory contains the name, location and phone number of congregations associated with the Union for Reform Judaism, and a link to the congregation’s Web site.