Today marks the 3 thirty days anniversary of y our epic wedding (wedded life is beautiful up to now, thank you for asking!), therefore why don’t we commemorate it with one last wedding article: an entertaining yet academic piece making use of the final pictures from our nuptials to illustrate the glorious traditions of a Jewish wedding.
The Bride and Groom (us!) sign the Ketubah: a Jewish wedding contract before the wedding ceremony.
The Ketubah could be the sacred Jewish wedding agreement, and Colin and I also signed it in a intimate room prior to the real wedding party. A Ketubah is usually artfully decorated (can you see just just how pretty ours is?) and certainly will be independently commissioned by the artist, or bought from a niche site like Ketubah.com (really, a niche site of the title exists) where we got ours.
What exactly is therefore wonderful in regards to a Ketubah is with language fitting to your type of marriage that you can customize it. You can easily select really old-fashioned (borderline sexist) language, or get the extreme that is opposite get a wildly hippie Ketubah which declares, “Our wedding paints sparkling streaks of love in to the world!”
Our marriage party admiring the ornate Ketubah while the Cantor informs the storyline behind it.
Colin and I also decided on a middle that is delightful for the wedding contract, as well as 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 shall be available and truthful, understanding and accepting, loving and forgiving, and devoted one to the other. Continue reading →