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Customary Rituals And Traditions of The Jewish Wedding

by Pawan Sharma Digital Marketing Manager

Jewish is the world’s most ancient Abrahamic religion, approx 15 million followers are known as Jews. Jew believes in the one God named Hebrew Bible. A Jewish wedding ceremony contains Jewish law and customs. A Jewish wedding ceremony includes common customs as Ketubah (marriage contract) that is organized between two witnesses, a wedding canopy (chuppah or hope) a ring claimed by the groom which is given to the bride with some customary articles. A traditional Jewish wedding is full of meaningful rituals, symbolizing the beauty of the relationship of husband and wife, as well as their obligations to each other and to the Jewish people. A Jewish wedding includes various significant rituals and traditional ceremonies that create joyful moments to unite two people in a beautiful relationship as a husband and wife.

Jewish wedding traditions

As we are familiar with each wedding ceremony includes some various types of rituals, custom, and traditions to unite the couple in a forever relationship. These are some of the dominant customs and traditions are as follows:

Fasting: This ceremony is the very first ceremony known as forgiveness, some couple is very excited to choose the day of their wedding. Fasting is a very interesting moment for the couple.

Bedeken: Bedekon is the ceremony when the groom considers the bride for bedeken. The Jewish groom glances her and then veils her face, this moment express their love for each other as they are the best couple of this world.

Ketubah Signing: Ketubah is a pious arrangement of the Jewish wedding ceremony this highlights the groom’s obligations for her bride forever. This event indicates terms and conditions which will be provided to the bride by the groom. A Ketubah is the major part of the Jewish civil law that contains some statement or commitment of the groom between the two witnesses and again this will be repeated during the wedding ceremony among all invited guests and relatives.

The Walk to the Chuppah: During the consecration of the Jewish wedding ceremony, both of the groom’s parents walks him down the street to the chuppah. Matrimony sites offer Jewish, Christain, Sikh, Muslim matrimony and Punjabi matrimony matrimonial, Hindu and other religion matrimony services.

Circling: This is a Jewish wedding ceremony custom while the bride circles around her groom three or seven times under the chuppah. This custom process is considered a magical wall of protection from social evils, avarice, and more culpable things. And the another one approach as this is the symptom to create a new family circle by the bride.


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About Pawan Sharma Freshman   Digital Marketing Manager

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