Orthodox couples opt for illegal halachic weddings

AMANDA BORSCHEL-DAN February 16, 2014, Times of Israel It was a back-alley religious wedding. The bride, in her 30s, an Orthodox Russian-immigrant divorcée. The groom, a 40-something native Israeli. The wedding hall, a dingy, cramped three-room Jerusalem apartment....

Alternative TA wedding to mark Tu Be’av

By JONAH MANDEL 07/25/2010, Jerusalem Post Weddings tend to be a public or official demonstration of a committing bond, at times based on love, between two people. On Sunday evening, as the minor Jewish holiday of love Tu Be’av sets in, a young couple will be...

Pluralistic rabbis: In same-sex wedding, both can break glass

By MATTHEW WAGNER, Jerusalem Post 03/19/2008 In a solution to a decidedly postmodern Jewish dilemma, a group of pluralistic, secular rabbis ruled this week that when standing under the huppa in a same-sex marriage ceremony, both partners can be given the honor of...