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Ketubah: Marriage contract
The Ketubah outlines the obligations of the husband towards his bride. What are these obligations?
The following is the basic ketubah text. Minor -- but vital --changes are made in the contract depending on various factors -- chiefly among them the bride's previous marital history. ב"ה ... בשבת ... לחדש ... שנת חמשת אלפים ושבע מאות ... לבריאת עולם למני...
The reading of the ketubah, marriage contract, serves as a pause in the action between the two focal points of the chupah ceremony.
Our Marriage Contract and Chanukah
I came home and explained to my husband that I just couldn't do it again. I couldn't start with the treatments again, the running around like a madwoman, the ups and downs, the anxiety. I just wanted to be happy with what I had...
The reading of the entire Aramaic marriage contract is an honored tradition. Maimonides said, "The custom of our fathers is law, and custom was to read the ketubah aloud." The origin of the reading is probably the twelfth-century scholar, Rabben...
The Marriage Contract (Ketubah) The ketubah is a unilateral agreement drawn by witnesses in accordance with Jewish civil law, in which they testify that the husband guarantees to his wife that he will meet certain minimum human and financial conditions of...
Judaism’s perspective and insight into the profound meaning, beauty, romance and mystery of marriage can be discovered by exploring the meaning behind the seemingly technical details of the law.
Learn some practical guidelines and laws related to a Jewish wedding.
One couple helps another become man and wife far from their native home
Pulling off a kosher Jewish wedding in the heart of South Korea may seem like a logistical nightmare. But Rabbi Osher Litzman, who directs the Chabad Jewish Community of Korea in Seoul with his wife, Mussy Litzman, jokes that “there are no logistical chal...
Contemporary Halachah and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch
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