thanksgiving modern jewish wedding

My anniversary marks the unofficial launch of The Modern Jewish Wedding.  The official launch came a few months later.  And, as Mr. MJW and I prepare for our 6th wedding anniversary this Sunday I wanted to take a moment to thank him for his ever enduring support of me and this little blog and book project by sharing my all time favorite Modern Jewish Wedding–my own! The Modern Jewish Wedding Details I’d like to think…


We here at MJW adore the City of Brotherly Love Philadelphia Modern Jewish Weddings are always some of the best of the bunch (hint, hint please send more)!  Take for example, this fabulous wedding of Vanessa & Josh from Avi Loren Fox Photography.  You may remember Avi Loren from her incredible Traditional Wedding Feature in the ezine.  We enjoyed working with her so much, we couldn’t wait for her to send us another Modern Jewish…

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Jodi and Kristina’s wedding took place a week after the Colorado floods. Their synagogue flooded and it was a tense week as everyone worked to dry things off enough to host a wedding and reception. But in the end it was a beautiful day! We did the first look and couple’s portraits at Chautauqua Park, which had reopened just a day or so before. Jodi and Kristina handmade the place…

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Danielle and Wade’s wedding took place right after the first big snow storm that covered all of New York City with several inches of snow. Yesterday, we introduced you to a Modern Jewish Wedding-Outdoorsy Style.  Today, we have a Modern Jewish Wedding–Classic Style.  Danielle & Wade chose to marry in their congregation, she wore long sleeves and the reception was catered by a Long Island Kosher Caterer.  Want to see…


What makes a Jewish Wedding Jewish? Gut instinct what’s your answer? The chuppah!  Stomping on the glass!  The hora! Would it surprise you to know those are Jewish traditions that have nothing to do with the “Jewishness” of the actual wedding ceremony?  In fact, many of our Jewish wedding traditions are having crossover appeal to weddings of other faiths. What truly makes a Jewish (or Interfaith) wedding all its own are the Jewish Wedding vows….

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