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Wedding

My Wedding Haircut
Esther Sall

Quietly I sat reading tehillim (psalms), with a handful of nickels and a small wooden pushka (charity box), as my hairdresser twirled my thick, beautiful curls into an updo. A bit distracted by the imminence of my upcoming wedding,
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Honey, I Don't Want Your Money
Rabbi Aron Moss

I recently attended a Chassidic wedding. It was a very different experience.

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Eternal Harmony
Dr. Miriam Biber, PhD

While standing under the chuppa, what couple doesnít hope for eternal shalom bayis, lasting marital harmony? The partners fervently pray that they should feel as good about each other in the many years of their upcoming life together as they do on their wedding day. 
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The Wedding Day
mikvah.org

The Jewish home is considered a replica of the Beit Hamikdosh, the Holy Temple which stood in Jerusalem, and which, G-d willing, will quickly be rebuilt with the coming of Moshiach. Every aspect of the Temple was holy, for the spirit of Hashem, G-d, was manifest there.
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A Bride's Biggest Fear
Rabbi Aron Moss

I am getting married in a few weeks and am really excited. But I have this crazy fear that something will go wrong, like I will trip under the Chuppah and the whole structure will collapse on our heads.
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Mazel Tov! Mazel Tov!
Chaya M. Klein

A gentle breeze causes the chuppah to sway, The Chossonís head bows, his eyes close to pray. The violinís haunting melody, wafts through the air
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Why Smash a Glass?
Rabbi Aron Moss

I understand the reason I will be breaking a glass under my foot at the end of the wedding ceremony is to commemorate the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem some 2000 years ago.


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Are Doubts Normal During Engagement?
Rabbi Aron Moss

Is it normal to have doubts during an engagement?
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Beautiful Wedding, Holy Marriage
Yael Hanover

This Sunday is my third wedding anniversary. This Saturday night is the third anniversary of my first Mikvah immersion. 
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The Dance of Love
Rabbi Aron Moss

At Jewish weddings I've seen this dance where people stand facing each other in two lines, and then run towards each other and meet in the middle, then run backwards to their original places, only to do it all over again. 
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The Chupah
Chaya M. Klein

The Jewish wedding is a holy place. The chupah is a time for deep prayer and introspection.
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A Home of the Heart
Chaya M. Klein

She glances round the house, at walls now stripped bare She saw outlines of pictures, now no longer there. She thinks of this house and all it has seen
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