Jewish Wedding Rituals – A Summary

Here is what you can expect at a traditional Jewish wedding. I would be delighted to work with you to help you understand and incorporate those Jewish rituals that are meaningful to you. Please use the form below to contact me.

Aufruf (the Calling) – on the Shabbat before
Attending the Bride
Groom’s Tisch
Ketubah (Contract) signing
B’deken (Veiling) Ceremony
Chuppah Ceremony
   Special Readings
   Erusin and Kiddushin (Betrothal and Marriage)
   Personal Vows
   Exchange of Rings
   Reading of the Ketubah
   Nissu’in: the Sheva B’rachot (Seven Blessings)
   Glass Breaking
Yichud (Seclusion)
Simcha (Reception)

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