Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

On Jewish weddings

Dear Editor:

In major recent Jewish publications, much has been written on intermarriage. It is important to respect the love between two people and honor the choices couples make in their lives. With that said, I love Jewish weddings and soon I will be attending my nephew’s rescheduled Jewish celebration delayed by the pandemic.

Jewish weddings are joyous, energetic and connect Jews across generations. There is traditional and soulful Jewish music. Many brides adopt the custom of circling the groom seven times. Marriage contracts or Ketubot are works of art.

The sheva brachot, or “seven bless...


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