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"The Most Diverse Wedding Ever"

Deborah Plummer | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weddings
Deborah Plummer

As a Chinese American and Jewish American couple, Jeremy and Rhoni join more than 5.3 million Americans in interracial marriage. However, it was not that fact that warranted the "most diverse wedding ever" title for me.

Ginnifer Goodwin Opens Up About Secret Wedding Day Disaster

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.25.2014 | Weddings

Ginnifer Goodwin plays a princess on TV, so it's fitting that before her recent nuptials to co-star Josh Dallas (a.k.a. Prince Charming), a would-be w...

Religious Family Influences on Wedding Plans

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.23.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

In this day and age, it's sad to me when my clients struggle in their wedding planning because of religion. Usually the problem isn't a conflict in be...

My Big Fat Jewish Wedding

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

This couldn't possibly be happening to me -- someone who, after a failed 23-year marriage, had been faithfully dedicated to living as an unencumbered, unfettered, free spirited single for the following 23 years of my life. I was never going to marry again. Not me. Never.

Katherine Bindley

Jewish Tradition Evolves To Embrace Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.28.2013 | Religion

Mel Matulsky and Tad Berman, who are engaged to be married later this month in Palm Springs, Calif., have been hitting the refresh button on UPS's web...

My Mom Ruined My Wedding Day

Posted 06.25.2013 | Weddings

The author of this essay wishes to remain anonymous. All names have been changed. The title is harsh. My hurt is indescribable. It was all out of...

PHOTOS: Orthodox Jewish Wedding Attracts 25,000 Guests

Posted 05.22.2013 | Weddings

If you thought it was tough to organize a couple hundred guests at your wedding, imagine if 25,000 well-wishers decided to drop by. A wedding betw...

Redefine Marriage? Absolutely.

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

While some say same-sex marriage flies in the face of tradition, we should ask ourselves what tradition looks like. How selective do we want to be when we refer to "traditional" marriage?

Why I Officiate At Interfaith Weddings

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Part of my job as a rabbi is to embrace interfaith couples and help make Judaism a compelling and important part of their lives. That means being their rabbi at the most sacred moment of life.

Dancing The Hora: Parshat Ki Tisa

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 04.28.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

G-d tells Moses that the Jews have built a golden calf. But Moses waits to see it for himself before he breaks the Tablets. Why? Tune in for a novel explanation.

A Jewish Marriage Resolution We Can Keep

Diane Tobin | Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion
Diane Tobin

American Jews simply cannot enjoy the benefits of American pluralism, which we surely do, while pretending we are not living in the most dynamic religious marketplace in the world.

Why My Wedding Is Not About Me

blogs.forward.com | Posted 11.02.2012 | Weddings

The number one lesson I’ve learned from planning my wedding is: This is not my wedding. Sure, I get to wear the ivory gown and the invitations have ...

10 Signs I Shouldn't Have Married Him

Amira Young | Posted 11.28.2012 | Divorce
Amira Young

I wanted to feel special on my wedding day. I didn't. I wasn't even excited. That was the biggest sign of all that my marriage wouldn't last.

PHOTOS: See Who Got Married This Weekend

Posted 06.18.2012 | Weddings

This week, we received wedding photos from a variety of people involved in the nuptials: brides, grooms, members of the bridal party -- even an offici...

A Responsible Solution To The Jewish Divorce Crisis

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

There are now rabbis throughout North America who will ensure that every future husband and wife ready to walk down that aisle helps protect themselves and the entire Jewish community by signing a prenuptial agreement.

Why I Loved My Ultra-Religious Wedding

Judy Batalion | Posted 07.03.2012 | Weddings
Judy Batalion

My big fat Orthodox Sephardi wedding taught me that there are things in Jewish tradition and law about femininity, gender and sexuality that are relevant, resonant and hugely interesting to me.

Why Non-Jews Are Having Jewish Weddings

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 04.03.2012 | Weddings

NEW YORK -- Jessie Engelman and her fiance plan to wed later this year in Jamaica, where they'll sign a ketubah, the traditional Jewish marriage contr...

References For A Rabbi?

Debra Weiner | Posted 02.14.2012 | Weddings
Debra Weiner

One of the more difficult tasks for us was finding a rabbi who would perform a Saturday afternoon ceremony for a mixed-faith couple.

Decisions, Decisions

Cailin Goldberg-Meehan | Posted 01.16.2012 | Weddings
Cailin Goldberg-Meehan

I am not a girl who lost sleep fantasizing about her hypothetical wedding. But at five years in, I was positively rash. But I am a sucker for ceremony and thought the planning would be fun.

Why I Ditched Religion At My Interfaith Wedding

Leah Singer | Posted 12.26.2011 | Weddings
Leah Singer

Getting to the chuppah was not an easy task: Ten years ago, Bryan and I were an interfaith couple looking to plan a wedding that was welcoming to our family and held to our own religious beliefs.

Is A Jewish Wedding Ahead For Chelsea Clinton?

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — Her mother is a churchgoing Methodist. Her father is a Southern Baptist. Yet could Chelsea Clinton be planning one of the biggest Jew...

What I Learned at Two Weddings and a Funeral

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I'd rather be forced to read a dozen New York Times columns by Bill Kristol than go to a wedding alone.