The Jewish wedding is an interesting and beautiful event. Most Jewish weddings take place on the weekends. The Jewish wedding usually takes place on Sunday. This is because Sundays have no religious significance for Jewish people. However, Saturdays have great religious significance for Jewish people. Saturdays for Jewish people is the Sabbath. The Sabbath in the Jewish religion starts Friday night at sundown and it ends on Saturday at sundown. Therefore, if a couple wishes to have the Jewish wedding on a Saturday then, it must take place after sundown. Jewish wedding that take place on Saturdays take place in the evening, usually at approximately eight o’clock. Most weddings, including Jewish weddings conclude late into the night or even early into the next morning. This happens only if the wedding and the reception is any good and most weddings and receptions, Jewish or otherwise, are memorable and beautiful. In addition, the Jewish wedding has many rituals to behold.
The Jewish wedding has the traditional items that the bride must wear on her wedding days. These must have small wedding items include something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. However, the Jewish wedding has different rituals that are unique to the Jewish wedding. The couple to be married stands beneath a white canopy that is called the hupah. This white canopy called the hupah symbolizes the protection that the newly married couple needs in order to make their marriage strong. It also symbolizes the new home that the couple will share for the rest of their married lives. The drinking of the wine together from the wine goblet symbolizes the sweet life that the couple will share on a daily basis. The breaking of the glass symbolizes the fact that marriage is very fragile and delicate so marriage takes much work and tender loving care to maintain. In addition, the broken glass could symbolize that a strong and loving marriage could never really be shattered into a bunch of pieces like the glass. Moreover, Jewish wedding rings are round just like other wedding rings. The roundness of the Jewish wedding rings symbolize that there is no beginning or end to the couple’s happiness and joy.