Jewish weddings include some really interesting traditions. In this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly and Ezra talk about their meanings, similarities and differences from what most of our audience may be familiar with. Among the things they discuss are:
Along the Way
As they talk about the fascinating meanings of Jewish wedding traditions, they bring out some other intriguing things, like:
Words You Might Learn in This Episode
Ashkenazi Jewish, kippah, yarmulke, chuppah, bedeken, tallit, Ani ledodi vedodi li, ketubah, mazel tov, chai, lechaim
Scriptures Referenced in This Episode
Matthew 19:5, Song of Solomon 2:16, Luke 22:20, Ezekiel 40–43, Revelation 11:1–2 and 9, Matthew 15:24, Isaiah 53:5–12, Psalm 16:10, John 4:42, 1 John 4:14, Ephesians 2:14
Previous Episodes Mentioned
S2 E1 – Jewish in America: What the Pew Survey Missed
S1 E40 – Staying Jewish: Love and Marriage
A1 E49 – Mixed Marriages: Love and Marriage
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