Planning your Jewish wedding? Here is your wise, warm, practical, and invaluable guide to all the personal choices that will express you and your partner’s unique qualities and deepest feelings about this wonderful celebration. Most importantly, through tips and stories, this guide to modern Jewish weddings helps you to incorporate your heritage and evaluate your priorities while preserving the essential meaning and integrity of the event for you as a couple.
About the Author
Ana Schwartzman contributes to food, travel, and cross-culturalpublications and researches and writes about Jewish food in ahistorical and social context.
Zoë Francesca wrote the text to the book The Meaning ofWedding Anniversaries and was a contributor to No Such Things:Writings by Jewish Women from Mixed Families.
Table of Contents
1. Looking at Yourselves: Personal Backgrounds, Experiences,and Politics.
2. Learning the Basics: Elements of a Jewish Wedding.
3. Reflecting on Tradition: Jewish Diversity.
4. Expressing Yourselves: How to Celebrate YourUniqueness.
5. Planning the Engagement: Prenuptial Preparation andRitual.
6. Creating Your Wedding Day: Choices That Reflect Who YouAre.
7. Enjoying the Festivities: Your Reception andBeyond.
Selected Blessings and Prayers.