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Every summer we count down the list of the Best Modern Jewish Wedding Movie Inspiration.  We take movies like Father of the Bride, The Wedding Crashers and Dirty Dancing, give them the Modern Jewish Wedding treatment and voila — movie inspired fabulousness (all of which you can see on our pinterest board dedicated to the features).  We have no idea how this happened–but, My Big Fat Greek Wedding never made the list? We’re rectifying the…

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The Five Year Engagement is new to our Jewish Wedding Film Inspiration list, added this year.  Any movie that can inspire the single best YouTube engagement ever,  (I mean, how many engagements go viral?) has to be on the list. After the long wait when Violet proposes to Tom he chooses to have a New Orleans Brass Band, with a Justice of the Peace and Vintage Clothing. We pictured lawn games, a natural chuppah with…

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It’s another movie from our series of most inspiring Jewish Wedding Films. You may be wondering how we decided that “Father of the Bride” belongs in our Jewish Wedding Film Inspiration series?  Well, first of all, it is a Disney movie (and we all know Michele loves everything Disney) and it is the story of a neurotic father marrying off his only daughter.  Plus, it does happen to be one of the best wedding movies…

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It’s another movie from our series of most inspiring Jewish Wedding Films. Without further delay, here is our inspiration board for a Destination Modern Jewish Wedding inspired by a MJW office favorite gal pal movie and some rocking 70’s tunes, “Mamma Mia!” We couldn’t lie to you, our fabulous MJW readers.  We started this project by jammin’ to some rockin’ tunes on the soundtrack of the show.  Once the iTunes were up and running, we…

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Shaina and Dan are an adorable couple whose love of movies and comic books brought them together and even inspired them to choose a Lord of the Rings themed wedding. The historic Pere Marquette Hotel in Peoria, IL was the perfect venue to add elegance and sophistication to both their ceremony and reception. The theme was sprinkled throughout the wedding, from the design of the ketubah, to the chuppah, to…

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