There is some small comfort in the fact that Jewish ritual offers many ways to mark life’s significant moments and to acknowledge the complicated mix of feelings that may accompany them. Here are some ideas to get you thinking.
When a wedding couple chooses to marry in the synagogue, they make a powerful statement about the path they envision for themselves and their life together. The synagogue becomes “home base,” and the bimah becomes a launching pad for a lifetime of sacred moments.
It’s almost irresistibly tempting to hold your ceremony outdoors. The beauty of the creation inspires us to connect to the Creator, and, as our breath is taken away by the spectacular scenery, we enter the ceremony with a heightened sense of awe and peace.