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Veiling of the Bride ("Badeken")

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The veiling ceremony is held only for a bride's first marriage. When the two islands of activity for bride and groom are bridged by the procession from the groom's table to the bride's throne, the merging signals the beginning of the wedding celebration. ...
Do You Know Your Bride? Why does the groom place an opaque veil over his bride’s face? The father of the first Jewish family, Jacob, was a victim of a last-minute switch. His father-in-law substituted Leah, the older of his two daughters, for Rachel, the ...
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