weddings

Weddings in the time of corona

What’s it like to get married in the midst of a pandemic? Increasingly restrictive directives from the Health Ministry are impacting weddings. ‘In Jerusalem’ spoke with some of those affected.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
02/04/2020
Grapevine March 25, 2020: A small wedding

Movers and shakers in Israeli society

Wedding bands [Illustrative]
Couple plans wedding in less than 24 hours amid the coronavirus outbreak

Couples around the world have had to downsize their wedding celebrations as countries impose strict rules to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA , CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
18/03/2020
Arrest [illustrative].
86 criminal investigations opened due to quarantine violations

'This is no longer negligence or lack of awareness, but disrespect of precautions. The first people to be hurt will be the celebrators themselves, and afterwards, all of us.'

By OMRI RON
18/03/2020
Weddings in the time of coronavirus

Despite restrictions, some Israelis found ways to marry, some in parks, streets or even, in one case, in an Osher Ad supermarket.

Israelis on balconies serenade couple getting married amid coronavirus

The band noticed the couple getting married, and decided to sing 'Shevet Ahim Veahot' by Idan Raichel.

By MAARIV ONLINE
17/03/2020
Coronavirus crisis: weddings canceled, simchas go live-stream

Rabbinic group Tzohar launches initiative to send rabbi to marry couple wherever they need.

The wedding of Gershon ben Avraham to Gila bat Sarah in Ogidi, Nigeria
Gershon and Gila: breaking the glass in a colorful Nigerian wedding

With more than 70 Jewish congregations, spread across four regional areas, Nigeria – the largest populated country in Africa – hosts the fastest growing community of Jews in the world.

By AVRAHAM BEN AVRAHAM
19/03/2020
Llama lying down
Jewish bride surprised by brother with llama at her wedding

Mendl Weinstock said the $400 wedding guest was worth every penny.

04/03/2020
Despite coronavirus fears, South Korea holds mass wedding

South Korean groom Lee Kwon-seok was excited to join thousands of other couples in the latest event, but he and his bride weren't taking any chances amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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