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The ring plays a very important role in the wedding ceremony, serving as the object through which the betrothal is effected.
In some Chasidic circles, the wedding band is round on one side and square on the other.
In some Chasidic circles, the wedding band is round on one side and square on the other.
While the marriage ring appears to have an ancient tradition, there is no specific reference to it in the Talmud. Saadiah Gaon cites as a possible origin the phrase in Nehemiah 7:46 be’nei tabbaot (children of the rings). He considered them to be children...
Why does the bride walk in a circle around the groom? Why do we specifically use a ring in the ceremony? Read the answers to some interesting wedding related questions.
Before the betrothal, the officiating rabbi recites the following blessings: בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְ-יָ אֱלֹהֵ-ינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, בּוֹרֵא פְּרִי הַגָּפֶן. בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְ-יָ אֱלֹהֵ-ינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו וְצִוָּנוּ עַל הָע...
The chupah is a combination of two distinct and complex halachic processes. This article will navigate you through the first part -- Kiddushin.
The halachic reason why Jews do not have Double Ring ceremonies beneath the chupah.
The fifteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Samech (also spelled Samekh) is the fifteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet Numerical value: 60 Sound: "S" Meaning: 1. Support 2. medicine Story Yaakov had been terribly ill for weeks. He finally decided to ask R. Mordechai of Neshchiz for advice. “Rebbe,...
The three mysteries of marriage
Eliezer gave Rebecca a ring, betrothing her to Isaac; ever since, rings, circles and enveloping structures have facilitated the union of man and woman. The Kabbalistic masters delve into the mystery of the circle to understand the unifying force that viol...
Halachic components of betrothal and marriage, and their mystical dimension
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