Have you heard Purim is coming? I have to admit, I haven’t been this excited about Purim since I was a kid dressing up during religious school. But, this year The Modern Jewish Wedding is really going all out to celebrate the holiday.  Not that we need an excuse to throw a shin-dig around here, but Purim seems like a good one. Yesterday, we had a Purim refresher course (and a Hamantaschen recipe) from Chef…


We’re going to help you Get Your Purim On! There isn’t a Jewish holiday that’s more fit for a par-tee than Purim. Can you think of any other holiday (religious or secular) where you are actually encouraged to drink until everything is upside down?  OK, the real verbiage in the Talmud says, “that one is to drink to the point of not knowing the difference between “cursed is Haman” and “blessed is Mordechai.’”  (BTW, I…


Oscar Fever has begun.  Can you spot our nod to the Oscars? 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! The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Getting married in the oldest congregation in LA counts!  But, Lauren & Scott also managed to infuse their personality into their wedding in other ways…


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Here are a few of our favorites from this past week. Did we miss something you found useful or your favorite pic?  Tell us in the comments below! See you on Monday with some Inspiration from a Bat Mitzvah celebration featuring this year’s Pantone Color of the Year~Radiant Orchard. Shabbat Shalom!    

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    • Erin and Daniel had a beautiful, intimate wedding at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin. It was a beautiful spring day for a simple, laid back ceremony on the back lawn and a low-key dinner reception followed afterward indoors.
Erin didn’t want the spotlight to be on herself too much; she and Daniel were both keen to spend as much time as possible with their families and friends. Becky with Brock and Co Events did an outstanding job executing a flawless event.
To see more pictures from this beautiful wedding, click the link in bio!
Photographer: @rachael_l_hall 
Venue: @fsaustin 
Event Planner:  @brockandcoevents 
Linens and Coverings: @whimhospitality 
Rentals: @lootvintage 
Table Numbers & Escort Cards: @brockandcoevents 
Musicians: @hillcountrystrings 
Beauty: @laurenlumsdenmakeup 
Lighting: PSAV Preservation Services
Floral Designer: Wendee Sawran Petals + Decor