The Myth of the “Authentic Jewish Wedding”

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Date(s) - Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Jewish Museum of Maryland


What is an “authentic” Jewish wedding? Whether you are getting ready for your big day or are a cultural anthropologist at heart, learn about the surprising history of iconic Jewish wedding practices such as the chuppa, ketubah, and the breaking of a glass. Jewish wedding practices have long derived from the cultures in which Jews have lived. This reality might shed light on new wedding rituals in our time.