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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details This is in honor of a newly engaged couple in the Washington DC area who contacted me for advice on planning their Kosher Modern Jewish Wedding. Sara & Avidan met at a party in Washington, DC. Sara was excited to meet someone with a sense of humor. Avidan was happy to have someone laugh at his jokes. Fast forward three years, they spent all that time coming up with random…

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Sarah & David had a classic wedding with the traditional ketubah signing, bedekken, tallit wrap and yihud with a relaxed glamor reflective of their artistic style.  Sarah made the invitations herself.  The two took the iconic “Love” logo from the sixties and had custom 3D printed name card holders their guests got to take home. The purple ombre wedding cake had a topper made by an artist out of metal car parts,…


I love a bride and groom who don’t take themselves too seriously and enjoy showing their fun side.  Robyn and Neil are just such a couple!  They were married at Temple Israel, a Reform congregation in Minneapolis!  At their marriage ceremony Robyn wore her mother’s wedding dress!   The couple stood under a chuppah hand made by Robyn’s aunt.  All the couples married under the wedding canopy have their names stitched inside by Robyn’s aunt! Then…

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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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