About Modern Jewish Wedding

The Modern Jewish Wedding is the premier resource for those planning a traditional Jewish wedding, or a wedding simply including Jewish touches. The site showcases real weddings and features topics such as the latest trends, timeless traditions, tips for successful event planning for all Jewish life cycle events, and advice from wedding industry experts.

Modern Jewish Wedding Planner and Magazine


Michele Schwartz is a Jewish life cycle event expert who empowers couples to plan the perfect wedding with accurate and trustworthy information about Jewish traditions, beautiful visual content and an inclusive spirit.  Through her planner, The Modern Jewish Wedding, she helps her audience feel connected to their heritage through a deeper understanding of the rituals so they can integrate them into the ceremony and reception in a fun and authentic way.


We are proud to present the third edition of The Modern Jewish Wedding e-magazine with 5 all new real weddings; a special section on engagement; advice from celebrity wedding planning experts; a timeline for planning your Jewish wedding or wedding with Jewish touches; and a video to help you “set the scene.” All designed to help guide you on your way to the chuppah! Mazel Tov!


Michele Schwartz


Where venerable Jewish traditions meet au courant design, fashion and culinary trends, you will find event planner and popular writer Michele Schwartz, creator and editor-in-chief of The Modern Jewish Wedding. Known as “Your guide to the Chuppah,” Modern Jewish Wedding elevates the newest trends, provides time-tested advice, and inspires couples to design an event that reflects their style and their faith. The Modern Jewish Wedding (MJW) inspires Jewish brides, grooms and the professionals who serve them and encourage them to create the Jewish celebration of their dreams.

Michele’s Modern Jewish advice and ideas have been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Bride Magazine, Moment Magazine, OneWed.com, and Caribbean Bride Magazine, among others.



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