Jewish Wedding Traditions
Jewish wedding traditions have changed a lot over the years. It is based on part of the Bible shows a loving father trying to find the perfect bride for his son on. He says part of the Bible shows Abraham sent his servant to find the perfect wife, the son of Isaac and Rebecca’s party also. One man, and was selected and the “servants” of the same wedding.
Three options, the marriage were organized. His father arranged a marriage, or an agent was sent to socialize. The young man was the bride’s father to make arrangements for the wedding. In ancient times it was almost always the husband chose the bride’s father. More often than not only the bride does not know what could the groom is often at his age.
The royal wedding was in two parts, not less than one year each. One was the pre-commitment ceremony began as a blessing for the wine. This blessing was known as a prayer of sanctification. When the girls decided to visit the house now, there was a need for three things: a lot of money to the bride, the contract for its pledge to the bride, and pay for containers of wine. If the father consented to the marriage, was her name, and everyone drank wine to be blessed. As I drank wine, agreed to marry young.
At the time, both married, but are unable to live together again. It looks like a commitment, and was known as the first part of the wedding ceremony. After the ceremony, the young leaves with the addition of a room in the house of the father of his wife’s room to prepare to live, work, and say that he was back when finished. He also considered that the bought and paid for.
Young people can not return for several years, but sometimes it is a good friend of mine to carry secret messages between the girl and the young. Meanwhile, she learns that the joy and family responsibilities.
When the young man was the wife of a man brought a large crowd of family, friends, colleagues and witnesses. On this day in the form of marriage, they called the king and queen. Before the wedding, the groom is a form ready and willing to take responsibility for a formal agreement was signed to mention. After the official signing of this document through the establishment of a small object in the rabbi. Witnesses are also required to sign the contract, to verify their authenticity. This contract is used for many years and has never changed. This document itself is decorated with very colorful.
The second part was the same ceremony in the Jewish law, the marriage was not legally binding until the sale was completed in physics, in other words, the man took possession of the bride. When the witness saw that the bride with the ring of people accepted and heard the words of the marriage, the couple was officially married. After the ceremony, the last piece of the bridegroom traditionally takes a glass for customers to remember that love is fragile.
After the ceremony, the couple went to a wedding chamber for seven days. After seven days the bride and the bridegroom came, and the wedding begins.
Many elements of the traditional Jewish marriage should be maintained. For those who attend or participate in such an event can be seen that each component is directly linked to the biblical reference to the context. And like a marriage filled with love, respect and anticipation.