"They know fully well that few of the women that they marry come to the huppah
[bridal canopy] as virginal maids.
"At the present time a woman is permitted to no man except through kiddushin, huppah
, sheva berakhot, and ketubah.
Floralia Decorators (the Waldorf-Astoria's florist) has crafted a 5,300 dollars huppah
, a canopy, for the mixed-faith service.
Last month, the Washington Post reported on a Jewish wedding, complete with huppah
, ketubah, and rabbi, in which neither bride nor groom was Jewish.
Eventually she declares a desire for "a new ceremony" where under the bridal huppah
, the husband will say, "I will never hurt you.
My female friend who got married in a regular Orthodox way told me afterwards that during the Huppah
they couldn't wait for it to end.
The happiness of a Jewish couple is not complete, as long as the Temple is destroyed." (39) In Smart's lifetime this custom employed what was known as a "Huppah
stone," against which the glass was broken.
consider omitting the word huppah
(the bridal canopy) from various
There was a huppah
or not, according to the orthodoxy of the bride.
Finally, came the wedding, normally held before at least ten adult males, during which the bride was led to her husband, who awaited her under a canopy, the huppah
, symbolic of the groom's house, hence, the Jewish version of the ductio.
On the other, silk huppah
, Magen David wine, one father in a nursing-home issue wheelchair, the other in a bourgeois's opulent silk suit.
For example, when parents say goodbye to a child under the huppah
, the word sasson is used, because they are of course happy but also sad that their child is leaving home.