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Veronica of VeraLuce Photography is one of my most favorite photographers!  Her energy and spirit exude women’s empowerment!  I was very excited when she submitted this wedding.  In her own words here’s the story. I met Linda several years ago. She was looking to have some photos taken as she was recently separated from her husband and needed a confidence boost. We totally hit it off immediately as she is funny, and quirky.  We both…

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By Megan Velez, While tying the knot traditionally at your synagogue continues to be a popular choice for couples, more and more resort properties are catering to Jewish weddings. It’s time to ask yourself- what’s stopping you from having your ideal destination wedding? While it may take a bit of creativity and some strategic planning, you can easily turn your dream wedding into a reality – whether it’s on the shores of an exotic…


JDate success story wedding! For the first real wedding of 2014 we have chosen a beauty.  One that evokes the expression, “OMG!” From the entrance to the ceremony all the way to the make your own ice cream sandwiches for dessert.  WOW moments are everywhere.  Especially, the cutest small attendants carrying signs. Lila says, “It took JDate for Steven and I to meet in June 2011 even though we lived 1.5 miles apart from one…


So many of the weddings featured here on The Modern Jewish Wedding have had beautiful and creative escort cards, lending a special touch to an evocative theme. No matter your theme, your escort cards can be one of the signature details of your wedding decor, providing guests with an immediate sense of what they are about to experience at the reception. Your cards can be serious, beautiful, teasing, whimsical, and more. No matter how formal…


Wedding Wednesday Florida Destination Wedding Part II We saw the wedding video last week now here are the stunning pictures from the wedding of Jessica and Jason!  To remind you, the two are CPAs from New York who decided to escape the Big Apple and wed in sunny Boca Raton, Florida We love how Jessica took a page from Princess Kate and choose all white details:  her flowers, the chuppah, the drapery at the reception,…

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    • We love the beautiful dress featured in one of our latest blog posts... almost as much as the bride that wore it! To see the rest of the wedding and read their advice on planning the perfect event, head over to the blog (link in bio)!
Photographer:  @stevekoophoto 
Reception Venue: Cafe Brauer
Caterer: @tigerlilyevents 
Floral Designer: @kloeckner_preferred_flowers 
Wedding Invite/Program Design: @spilledinkpress 
Cake Designer: @hoosiermamapie 
Band: @stringtheoryband 
DJ: @toastandjamdjs 
Bridal Store: @hctbride 
Shoes: @salvatoreferragamo_ 
Bridal Accessories: @bluenilediamond 
Hair & Make-Up: @beautyoncallsalon 
Groom & Groomsmen Suits: @combatgent 
Groom & Groomsmen Ties: @dessygroup
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