Jewish Wedding Traditions Explained

Everything you need to know about Jewish wedding traditions that make Jewish (and Jew-ish) weddings so special. Each topic below suggests ways to personalise these traditions, and lots of ideas on how to make them fit your individual requirements.

Whether you’re planning a super-traditional wedding, an alternative or interfaith Jewish ‘I Do’, or you just want ideas for modernising the traditions to make them personal to you, everything you need to know is right here. Choose a Jewish wedding tradition from the list below:

Preparing for a Jewish wedding

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Tisch

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chuppah

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Breaking-the-glass

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Jewish-Dancing

– Also of interest may be this post on 2017 and 2018 dates to avoid for a Jewish wedding –
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