COMPLETE BOOK OF JEWISH WEDDINGS
So you’re getting married? Congratulations! Now what?
Skip the misuigas of wedding planning and get into the merriment with this indispensable guide to putting together the perfect Jewish wedding of your (not your mother-in-law’s…) dreams. From submitting the engagement announcement to the local newspaper to finding the perfect artistic rendering of your ketubah, Lea Bayers Rapp takes you step by step through a wealth of information that covers every aspect of all sorts of Jewish weddings—including the traditional, the high-tech, the Old World with a new twist, egalitarian, interfaith, and the gay union.
Stress, schmess. Planning a wedding should be fun. Right?
Selecting rings. Telling family and friends. Finding a caterer. Choosing the perfect location for the ceremony and reception. Now it can all be done with a minimum of kvetching. You’ll find insider interviews with wedding professionals—jeweler, bridal gown executive, kosher caterer, and more—who can give you invaluable money-, time- and tsurus-saving advice on every last detail. Fun-filled pop quizzes that test your know-how on everything from Club Med to klezmer, bridal style to Hebrew, and flower power to your I Do’s as Jews.
And they lived happily ever after…or so I heard.
Whether you’re planning a traditional wedding in Israel or an interfaith celebration at home, this hip, fabulously comprehensive book is the only resource you need to create the kind of wonderful, life-affirming wedding that makes everyone want to raise a glass and say, “Mazel tov!”
Lea Bayers Rapp is an award-winning author-journalist and lecturer, and is the author of Put Your Kid in Show Biz. She has also been a columnist on American life for a number of newspapers and magazines and is a former editor of Marketing Insights. She lives in central New Jersey.