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The New Jewish Wedding, Revised

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andlt;Bandgt;The Definitive, Completely Up-to-Date Guide to Planning a Jewish Weddingandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Since its original publication in 1986, andlt;Iandgt;The New Jewish Weddingandlt;/Iandgt; has become required reading, assigned to engaged couples by Conservative, Reform, and Reconstruc-tionist rabbis alike. In this new revision, Anita Diamant, one of the most respected writers of guides to Jewish life, continues to offer step-by-step guidance to planning the ceremony and the party that follows — from hiring a rabbi and wording the invitation to organizing a processional and hiring a caterer. She also includes: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;ULandgt; andlt;LIandgt;A new chapter focusing on converts, non-Jews, and same-sex couples andlt;LIandgt;Essential Web sites andlt;LIandgt;All new art, with examples of ketubot, invitations, and other wedding paraphernalia andlt;LIandgt;New poems and new translations of the seven wedding blessings andlt;/ULandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Complete, authoritative, and indispensable, andlt;Iandgt;The New Jewish Weddingandlt;/Iandgt; is a must-have resource for anyone who wants a wedding that combines spiritual meaning and joyous celebration.

Synopsis:

Now completely revised, this definitive guide provides a wealth of options for creating a Jewish wedding--whether totally traditional or cutting-edge contemporary--that combines spiritual meaning and joyous celebration.

Synopsis:

A guide to planning a Jewish wedding includes advice on choosing attire, a rabbi, and vendors, offers examples of readings and invitations, and provides information for converts, non-Jews, and same sex couples.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-252) and index.

About the Author

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels andlt;iandgt;The Red Tent, Good Harbor,andlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;The Last Days of Dogtownandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Day After Nightandlt;/iandgt;, and the collection of essays, andlt;iandgt;Pitching My Tent.andlt;/iandgt; An award-winning journalist whose work appeared in andlt;iandgt;The Boston Globe Magazineandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Parenting,andlt;/iandgt; she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website at AnitaDiamant.com.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface to the New Edition

From the Author

Introduction

PART ONE:

MAKING THE TRADITION YOUR OWN

DECISIONS, DECISIONS

The Tradition of Marriage

Modern Life

Making Jewish Choices

PART TWO

WAYS AND MEANS

PLANNING THE WEDDING

Choosing a Rabbi

When and Where

Invitations and Wedding Booklets

Wedding Clothes, Wedding Rings

The Ketubah

The Huppah

The Processional

Witnesses

A Jewish Checklist

PLANNING THE PARTY

Food and Drink

Laughter, Music, and Dance

Photographers and Flowers

A NOTE ON REMARRIAGE

PART THREE

CELEBRATIONS AND RITUALS

BEFORE THE WEDDING

Tenaim: Celebrating Engagement

Celebrating Community

Spiritual Preparation

The Wedding Day

UNDER THE HUPPAH

Betrothal: The Ring Ceremony

Voices of Joy and Gladness

Nuptials: The Seven Marriage Blessings

Finales

BLESSINGS FOR THE SIMCHA

Before the Meal

Concluding the Festivities

Birkat Hamazon — Blessings after the Meal

PART FOUR

CREATING A JEWISH HOME

LIVING AS BRIDE AND GROOM

A Jewish Home

Tay Sachs and Allied Diseases

Divorce

Appendices

Notes

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743202558
Author:
Diamant, Anita
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Weddings
Subject:
Marriage customs and rites, Jewish
Subject:
Christianity - Ritual & Practice
Subject:
Judaism - Rituals & Practice
Subject:
Christian Rituals & Practice - General
Subject:
Jewish marriage customs and rites
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Weddings
Subject:
etiquette; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holo
Subject:
etiquette; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holo
Subject:
etiquette; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holo
Subject:
etiquette; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holo
Subject:
etiquette; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holo
Subject:
etiquet
Subject:
te; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holocaust;
Subject:
etiquette; manners; propriety; mikvah; Jewish home; Jewish wedding; wedding planning; bride; groom; Jewish bride; ritual; Judaism; Hassidic Jews; interfaith marriage; Choosing A Jewish Life; rabbi; The Red Tent; The Last Days of Dogtown; Good Harbor; Holo
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. and updated.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
191
Publication Date:
March 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 b/w illustrations
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 10.955 oz

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