Changing Religions: 5 Questions to Ask Before Making the Decision

by The Modern Jewish Wedding

“I know that game. I invented that game. So, they’re Rules Rabbis,” said Charlotte from Sex and the City. It’s true.  When considering conversion to Judaism from another religion, whether for a wedding, or just because, rabbis will traditionally turn you away. Rabbis are known to test your commitment by saying “NO!” three times. Then it is up to you! Considering converting for your beshert (your meant to be)? Here are some questions you need to ask yourself and your...

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Five “Under the Radar” Jewish Wedding Traditions

by The Modern Jewish Wedding

We are all familiar with the Jewish Stomping of the Glass wedding tradition. Usually the groom breaks the glass, everyone shouts, “Mazel Tov” and the wedding’s ‘official cocktail hour’ begins. If you’re looking to go beyond glass breaking, then keep reading. Here are 5 lesser-known Jewish wedding traditions worthy of consideration and possible inclusion in your Jewish Wedding (or your wedding featuring special Jewish touches). 1. Be Treated Like A Queen Every bride...

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