Romance and Ritual: Celebrating the Jewish Wedding

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This title explores the Jewish wedding and related themes of courtship and married life through customs and rituals from different times and places. Included are many treasured works, including rare, illuminated ketubbot (wedding contracts) from the 17th to 20th centuries and embroidered Wimpels or Torah binders; newly restored American wedding gowns from the late 19th century to the present accompanied by personal and touching stories; and mementos - postcards, sheet music, invitations - that celebrate the universal ...

Romance and Ritual: Celebrating the Jewish Wedding 2001, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780970429513

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