Today marks the 3 thirty days anniversary of our epic wedding (wedded life happens to be lovely up to now, thanks for asking!), therefore why don’t we commemorate it with one last wedding article: an entertaining yet academic piece utilizing the last pictures from our nuptials to illustrate the glorious traditions of the Jewish wedding.
Ahead of the marriage service, the Bride and Groom (us!) signal the Ketubah: a Jewish wedding agreement.
The Ketubah may be the sacred Jewish wedding agreement, and Colin and I finalized it within an intimate room prior to the real wedding party. A Ketubah is usually artfully decorated (can you see just just how pretty ours is?) and may be independently commissioned by an musician, or purchased from a website like Ketubah.com (really, a niche site of this true title exists) where we got ours.
What exactly is therefore wonderful of a Ketubah is you could modify it with language suitable to your variety of wedding. You are able to choose really old-fashioned (borderline sexist) language, or get the reverse extreme and get a wildly hippie Ketubah which declares, “Our marriage paints sparkling streaks of love to the universe!”
Our marriage party admiring the ornate Ketubah because the Cantor informs the tale behind it.
Colin and I also decided on a wonderful middle ground for the wedding agreement, therefore the main text of our Ketubah (which now hangs above our fireplace) checks out:
“ We pledge to nurture, trust and respect each other throughout our wedded life together. We will be honest and open, understanding and accepting, loving and forgiving, and dedicated one to the other. (más…)