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….

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It’s Lag B’Omer- a very popular day for weddings in Israel We have celebrated Passover and we’re heading toward my favorite holiday Shavuot (which starts on June 3 and is the holiday where you wear pajamas to shul, study and eat blintzes all night!)  But, I’m getting two weeks ahead of myself. This coming Sunday, May 18 is Lag B’Omer, a day is celebrated with community, wine, sweets & Weddings, which are prohibited during the…

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Passover marks the beginning of the harvest season. We are blessed to live on a planet that provides us with clean water to drink, fresh air to breathe, and nourishing soil to live on and grow food. This season, we rededicate ourselves to healing the world around us in the short-term and long-term, so, it seems fitting to revisit the theme of planning an Eco-Friendly Wedding. This article printed in 2007 from the Sierra Club…

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It happens every year The High Holidays come (either early or late but, never right on time), football season starts (Hook ‘Em Horns), the kids go back to school (one left for college this year) and the evaluation begins. Where was I at this time last year, what did I accomplish, where did I fail and where do I want to be at this time next year.   Of course recent events are the easiest to…

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My Favorite Jewish Holiday Begins Tuesday Night! Never heard of Shavuot? Don’t feel bad! Neither had I until I worked in a Jewish congregation as the in-house wedding coordinator and the celebration of the Jewish holidays was part of the job description! What to me was an unheard of holiday, has become my favorite Jewish holiday of the year–that’s right–more than Chanukah, Passover and much more than the High Holidays–I LOVE Shavuot! There’s all kinds…

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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.
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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.
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To see more pictures from this beautiful wedding, click the link in bio!
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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
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