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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details We’re pretty taken with the view from the chuppah in this Elegant Modern Jewish Wedding.  Knowing that Abigail Kirsch was the caterer we can only imagine how yummy the food way. Our favorite MJW detail?  The beautiful big challah both fathers cut into at the reception.  Michele shares her own challah story in this year’s magazine–which is hitting the presses Today.  (and will be ready for you to have oh…

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The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Danielle and Wade’s wedding took place right after the first big snow storm that covered all of New York City with several inches of snow. Yesterday, we introduced you to a Modern Jewish Wedding-Outdoorsy Style.  Today, we have a Modern Jewish Wedding–Classic Style.  Danielle & Wade chose to marry in their congregation, she wore long sleeves and the reception was catered by a Long Island Kosher Caterer.  Want to see…


Nothing says fresh start to the New Year (or a new day) then a fresh cup of coffee? In honor of this great day–National Coffee Day–Michele ordered her favorite Starbuck’s Beverage (tall white chocolate mocha latte with one shot peppermint and no whip) and decided on a little pay it forward action too; paying for the next car at the drive through.  Here’s hoping it lasted! (Also, not a bad way to start the first…


A Modern Jewish Wedding First! A Russian-Jewish wedding. Bring on the Stoli? Jessica and Dima had a nice family oriented Russian-Jewish wedding. La Mirage Banquets on the outskirts of Chicago is known for hosting European style weddings where the dinner hour, is not an hour at all, but the entire evening of dinner, dancing, singing and toasts. European style weddings differ a bit from what we often see in an American wedding because there’s no…


This bride, Leia, is in a word, FABULOUS!  She is chic from her the tips of her red Katie & Kelly shoes through to the top of her Vera Wang gown!  (Which is also, in a word, FABULOUS!)  Leia, a lobbyist, met her husband Steve, a member of the MN House of Representatives at a golf benefit. The also Fabulous Photographer, Karen Feder, heard the story, “Maybe you’ll meet the woman you are going to…

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