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New Jewish Wedding

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ISBN-10: 0743202554

ISBN-13: 9780743202558

Edition: 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Anita Diamant

List price: $16.00
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The Definitive, Completely Up-to-Date Guide to Planning a Jewish Wedding Since its original publication in 1986, The New Jewish Wedding 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: A new chapter focusing on converts, non-Jews, and same-sex couples Essential Web sites All new art, with examples of…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 3/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Anita Diamant is the author of Saying Kaddish, Choosing a Jewish Life, The New Jewish Wedding, Living a Jewish Life, The New Jewish Baby Book, Bible Baby Names, and the bestselling novel, The Red Tent. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

Preface to the New Edition
From the Author
Introduction
Making the Tradition Your Owndecisions, Decisions
The Tradition of Marriage
Modern Life
Making Jewish Choices
Ways and Meansplanning 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
Celebrations and Ritualsbefore 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
Creating a Jewish Homeliving as Bride and Groom
A Jewish Home
Tay Sachs and Allied Diseases
Divorce Appendices
Notes
Glossary
Index