The Ancient Hebrew Marriage Rite (Part II: The Wedding Chamber)

We left off (in Part I) with the Bride and Bridegroom sharing the cup of wine (communion) and the Bridegroom showering the Bride with many gifts. This was the re-affirmation of their marriage covenant. In Hebrew, wine is a symbol of joy. Joy is neither brought on by material or financial gain. It has no... Continue Reading →

The Ancient Hebrew Marriage Rite (Part I: The Betrothal)

Marriage is like a golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity. -- Kahlil Gibran MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT I've always found the thought of being arranged and married to someone you've never seen or known, to be quite mysteriously enticing. Of course, I do not take it... Continue Reading →

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