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A JEWISH bride waits for her groom during a traditional wedding ceremony in Jerusalem

How will the Lag Ba'omer wedding season be affected by COVID-19?

Israel has barred public Lag Ba'omer barbecues, which typically dot parks across the country, and even as it has begun lifting some restrictions, large gatherings remain illegal.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
12/05/2020

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

Coronavirus crisis: weddings canceled, simchas go live-stream

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

Marriage, Israeli-style: Couples wed in the shadow of rocket attacks

After a long day of reporting on missile strikes, Channel 12 news reporter Branu Tegene was filmed dancing at a wedding in Sderot – and Netta Barzilai surprises couple at their Beersheba wedding.

The relationship [with the machatunim] is awkward because its starting point is not a relaxed conver

Giving gravitas to ‘my kid’s in-laws’

The relationship [with the machatunim] is awkward because its starting point is not a relaxed conversation about news, weather and sports, but rather about business – who pays for what?

29/08/2018
Rabbi Dov Hayun speaks at the prayer service and demonstration outside the Haifa Rabbinical Court on

Protesters pray at Haifa Rabbinical Court after Conservative rabbi arrest

"The Israeli public wants an open and welcoming Judaism without coercion and most importantly one which respects every person’s path and customs," said Masorti leader Dr. Yizhar Hess.

wedding rings

Dozens turn themselves in for performing 'illegal weddings'

"We must continue to fight for our freedom and the freedom of our country."

Dubi Haiyun in front of the President's residence, July 19, 2018

International outrage as rabbi grilled for officiating Masorti weddings

‘Iran is here,’ Conservative Rabbi Hayun says about religious-inspired move

Bride and groom pose under rain clouds [illustrative]

Internal Affairs Committee calls for regulating bridal guidance programs

Members of Knesset grilled representatives of the Religious Services Ministry about the content, style and instructors of the mandatory classes.

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