national macaroon day

5 ways to incorporate these tasty treats into your Modern Jewish Wedding This Sunday, May 31, is National Macaroon Day.  Macaroons are small unleavened cakes (Kosher for Passover, anyone) with a crispy outer layer and a moist, chewy center.  But, this flourless treat has really come up in the world since the day of the Bubbe’s coconut macaroons. Want to include this now trendy Parisian treat in your Modern Jewish Wedding?  We’re showing you how!…

Yentl Jewish Wedding Film Inspiration

Last week for #TBT we updated our list of best Jewish Wedding Movies. In the spirit of true updating we had to expand the list from the Top 10 (Did you see Dave’s last show?) to the Top 15.  Without further ado… In at #15 is Yentl Yentl is one of those movies with an impossible plot and and even more impossible couple. So, for this movie inspiration we set the sky as the limit…


The Modern Interfaith Wedding Details Robin and Shujah met while both in medical school. They dated but because of their differing faiths did not end up engaged. After being apart for sometime they decided their lives made better sense together.  One chihuahua baby later they were married. They had two ceremonies.  A private one honor Shujah’s Muslim faith and the Jewish Ceremony at Cedarwood in Nashville under the Chuppah. At Cedarwood they also did a…

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The Modern Interfaith Wedding Details John and Lyssa met by accident eight years ago when she went to a baseball party at the University of Connecticut to hit on another guy she thought was cute! When she noticed John, though, all bets were off, and soon the two started dating. John proposed six years later at sunset on a golf course. He bet Lyssa she couldn’t make a put in two tries. When she got…

Modern Jewish Wedding White Draped Chuppah Bride

The Modern Jewish Wedding Details Today’s featured bride and groom live in Austin, Texas and wanted an elegant, inclusive ceremony just outside the city. As a Texas gal myself, I love finding Texas hill country weddings that are intimate and stylish. Ashley and Bobby’s celebration is just that. You would never know that their ceremony got moved to a covered patio on account of rain! Not to be discouraged, the couple ventured out into open…

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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