weddings

Couple who met at violent crime scene marry three years later

It's a strange place to meet the love of your life, but it just goes to show that love can strike from anywhere at any time.

Are weddings behind the COVID-19 spike in NY Orthodox neighborhoods?

While many Orthodox leaders are exhorting community members to follow public health recommendations to wear masks and avoid large gatherings, others intend to flout rules.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
08/09/2020
ultra-Orthodox wedding
Haifa revokes approval for wedding of Rebbe of Vizhnitz's granddaughter

In an alternate reality, not affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the wedding of Pearl Malka, granddaughter of Rebbe of Vizhnitz, Rabbi Yaakov Hagar, would have attracted tens of thousands.

NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo holds his daily COVID-19 press briefing at the New York Stock Exch
Cuomo vows to take action on Brooklyn weddings if NYC mayor doesn’t

“If the mayor is not doing any enforcement actions, then the state will,” Cuomo said at a news conference, according to the New York Post.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
27/08/2020
A NEW bride and groom visit a blossoming almond grove in Latrun on their wedding day in 2019.
Event Venues Association: End pirate weddings and events in homes

The Association also made mention of the illegality of these 'pirate' outside of the coronavirus restrictions.

09/08/2020
Young couples find love in Israel on the Masa program

Some come to get closer to Israel, some come for personal and professional growth, but nearly everyone leaves with experiences and memories to last a lifetime – and some even find love.

09/08/2020
A NEW bride and groom visit a blossoming almond grove in Latrun on their wedding day in 2019.
Coronavirus: ‘What’s good for the goose, good for the gander’ - analysis

Why is a holy and wholesome wedding in the age of coronavirus any less important than thrice weekly protests in Jerusalem against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu?

06/08/2020
Police open criminal investigation into wedding attended by thousands

Police initially fined organizers of the wedding the grand rabbi's grandson, but subsequently opened a full criminal investigation due to ‘blatant violation of regulations.'

Tel Aviv municipality offers couples to get married in outdoor locations

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak, Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality wants to help the city's couples to celebrate the happiest day of their lives in a variety of opendoor locations.

HANANEL EVEN HEN and Shiran Habush celebrate during their corona-era wedding at an Efrat public park
Jerusalem Municipality opens public sites to hold weddings

To allow Jerusalem couples to share their joy nonetheless, the local municipality is offering to hold small weddings, in a variety of scenic and urban locations across the city.

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