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There’s only five more shopping days until the first night of Chanukkah!  We’re celebrating the only way we know–with a Modern Jewish Wedding. A Chanukkah Modern Jewish Wedding You may remember Alyssa & Jonathan? They were our very first winning MJW couple.  They won a personalized chuppah topper, supplied their Ketubah and their engagement pictures were even featured in the first edition of our magazine. Alyssa & Jonathan were engaged at a Chanukkah celebration…

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Erin and Bradley met at a job interview. Brad didn’t hire her because he knew he wanted to date her instead.  After proposing to Erin at her favorite restaurant the two began to plan their Modern Jewish Wedding. The best part of the wedding day for Erin was being relaxed while getting ready for her big day.  After looking at the pictures we think Brad managed to stay pretty relaxed…

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The Modern Interfaith Wedding Details Many years ago, a very shy 13 year old boy got up the courage to ask out his crush on a date to the movies. Renee and Sam were friends, and she didn’t realize he was asking her “out” and casually told him no. It took him 10 more years to ask her on another date and history was made! Renee knew she wanted her wedding to be published and…

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The Modern Interfaith Wedding Details On August 28th, in the presence of a reverend, a cantor, and their friends and family, these two lovebirds got married under Asa’s chuppah, that he made by hand from a family tallit.  The beautiful surroundings of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and perfect weather made the day all the more wonderful. The day also had some surprises in store! Allison gifted Asa with a ukulele in memory of their meeting. …

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Fat Tuesday was just last week and we can’t think of better way to join the party then with a Real Modern Jewish Wedding in the city of Mardi Gras. Lauren & Scott were married at Temple Sinai, the largest and oldest Reform congregation in the entire state of Louisiana.  The couple had an elegant reception to follow at the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans!  Lauren & Scott managed to infuse their…

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