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Wedding Ceremony

Attending Wedding on Yahrtzeit - I am invited to a wedding in a few weeks and I realized it falls out on my father’s yahrtzeit (the anniversary of his date of death). Am I allowed to attend? More
Child Attending Parent’s Second Marriage - My parents are divorced and my father is remarrying in the near future. It will be a very small ceremony, and I was told that the children of the first marriage should not attend. Is that true? More
Erusin and Nesuin - I recently became engaged, and in preparing for our wedding I wanted to become more familiar with the traditional Jewish ceremony. I understand that the giving of the ring is the central component. Can you explain? More
Ketubah: 200 Zuz - I see that my marriage ketubah says it is worth 200 zuz. What is the equivalent of 200 zuz in American dollars? More
Kosher Chuppah - I will be getting married in a few months and we want to make sure that the ceremony is "religiously correct." What do we need to know? More
Men Pre-Wedding: Mikvah - I was told that a man must go to the mikvah before his wedding. What is the reason for this? More
Mourner Attending Child's Wedding - My mother passed away about two months ago while on a more positive note, my son recently became engaged. Unless we delay the wedding inordinately long, it will fall out while I am still in mourning. Are there any... More
Wedding Dates - I am planning my wedding for next year and I want to make sure that we don't schedule it in conflict with any Jewish holidays, etc. What days on the calendar are off-limits? And what day of the week is good to get... More
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