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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Rain or shine – how about both? Maya and Reuven did not let a little rain get in the way of their colorful and lively garden wedding at Quail Hollow Resort in Cleveland. Though the random spinkles throughout the afternoon kept them indoors for the ceremony it dried up enough for fabulous outdoor pictures and the tented reception. They exchanged letters just after they got dressed, and before they saw…


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….


Editors Note:  This article appears today on the JWI website.  JWI is one of my favorite magazines I heartily recommend a subscription not just for every Modern Jewish Bride, but also for every Modern Jewish Woman! 7 Ways to Make Shavuot Personal Try these creative strategies for adding spirituality, meaning and beauty to your holiday experience. By Aviva Norman Aviva Norman, a senior at Michigan State University, is a summer intern at Jewish Women International….


Mazel Tov to Kathy & Jason who were married in an Orthodox ceremony this past March.  On the 18th of the March to be exact!   The couple managed to find a Sunday on the 18th of a month–the number 18 represents Life and is a very lucky number in Judaism! Starting with the selection of their date and the venue being that of the Orthodox Shul, Skokie Valley Agvdath Jacob Synagogue, these two and their…


Each Thursday, the Modern Jewish Wedding focuses on a different tradition associated with the Jewish wedding.  Today, the Ketubah! Ketubah Nurita is the leading ketubah artist in Israel.  Her work exhibits in museums in Israel and in USA.  See her creating Ketubot (plural of Ketubah) with hiddur mitzvah!  jewish wedding by zooadv   Check out these pictures from our friends at Ketubah Graphia and artist Aliza Boyer!   Want a Modern Jewish twist on your…

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