Anya and Daniel's wedding.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Anya and Daniel recently flew to Jerusalem from Denmark to get married
in an intimate and beautiful wedding. Anya's story is so unique that we
thought for a change to let her tell it to you herself:
hard to say when it all began but I will start with the day when I
decided to quit my successful life as a singer in Copenhagen. I had for
years been working hard in the music business and things where going the
right way. I was a red carpet girl so to speak and definitely one of
the “cool chicks” around town.
I had the perfect life, a life
everybody else wanted and yet, there was a deep void inside. So I left
the stage, one day out of the blue, not daring to look back ... not
knowing what was to become of me. I was petrified, to say the least.
started studying Hebrew at Copenhagen University and simply taking it
from there began to connect with the Chassidic community in Denmark.
Today, eight years later, I live a Chassidic life as a modern Chabad
girl. A life I would not trade for anything. It has created for me a
world of beauty and with its profound wisdom, leaves me breathless and
radiant every day. With all its challenges included.
Jewish community in Denmark is tiny by default over the years I slowly
grew disillusioned with the prospect of finding love.
day a young and very beautiful man knocked on my door. 'Anya,' he said.
'I know who you are, I know what you are about and I know how you live.
It is not how you look, but whom you are that I care for. I know there
are rules and I will adapt to them, tell me what to do and I will. I
want to be part of your life, the rest is up to you.'"
day the love story between Anya and Daniel began, and it peaked at an
intimate event for 40 close family and friends at Jerusalem's Chan
Theater this past spring. Planned completely via email with their
wedding planner, Kim Bulow, Anya and Daniel began their married life
together they way they had imagined and with all the details they had
dreamed about. Mazal Tov!
The vital statisticsVenue:
Kim BulowFloral & Design:
Melody Cliezemers Lian Matias is the founder of Hatunot Blog, an English resource blog for planning a wedding in Israel. For more wedding inspiration and tips on planning an Israeli wedding visit the blog here: hatunotblog.com