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Aufruf: The ceremony wherein a groom is called up to the Torah on the Shabbat before his wedding.
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It is a centuries-old tradition to initiate the round of wedding celebrations by having the groom called to recite the blessing over the Torah at the Sabbath service before the wedding. After the Torah reading and the groom's concluding blessing, the cong...
Customs for the week preceding a wedding, as well as the bride's and groom's celebrations on the Shabbat before the wedding.
Your friend is getting married and you’ve been invited to an aufruf. Not sure what it is or what’s expected of you? You’ve come to the right place!
Traditionally, the chatan (groom) is honored with an aliyah at the Torah on the Shabbat before his wedding. This is known as an aufruf, Yiddish for “calling up.”
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