A Southern Jewish Wedding in Raleigh, NC

Elisha and Aaron first met as college freshman, where they were both involved in Ohio University’s Jewish life. After a proposal on Elisha’s 25th birthday, the college sweethearts married in a southern Jewish wedding at The Garden on Millbrook in Raleigh, NC. BREALPHOTO captured the whole day for us to enjoy.

Jewish Wedding Bride & Groom in NC

Groom in Turquoise Tie & HankercheifBoth bride and groom were the epitome of southern charm, with Elisha’s detailed tulle and lace gown capturing every ounce of the day’s spirit and romance.

Jewish Wedding, Bride with White & Green FlowersPersonalized Wedding Dress Hanger & ShoesThe personalized wire hanger always makes for a lovely bridal shower gift, but the detail on her shoes really steal the show! What an amazingly clever way to make these pumps a special keepsake from the day.

Wedding Shoes, Bride & Groom

Wedding Flowers, Green, White & Yellow Bridal BouquetThe wedding flowers were a beautiful autumn arrangement, and actually were purchased at the Whole Foods in Raleigh!

Hebrew KetubahThe couple picked out this hand-painted Ketubah together, and had it on display for their guests to enjoy.

Jewish Wedding Yarmulkes / Kippot & ProgramsThe program and yarmulkes are not only lovely personal additions throughout the ceremony, but also memorable keepsakes after the day ends.

Jewish Wedding Ceremony, Groom CirclingElisha’s father made this beautiful chuppah, with her uncle’s tallit forming the weightless covering. The bride recalled standing beneath it with her new husband as the day’s best moment.

Jewish Wedding Ceremony, Breaking Glass Under ChuppahThe couple incorporated many Jewish traditions, including customary prayers, circling each other, and breaking the glass.

Wedding Entrance with Vintage PhotosDisplaying photos of the newlyweds, and other happy couples in their family, is a thoughtful way to honor loved ones and connect the old with the new.

Jewish Wedding Party North Carolina

Elisha and Aaron’s wedding party danced their way into the reception to Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now.”

Travel Theme Jewish Wedding, Raleigh NCTravel or location-themed details can be a great way to tell the couple’s story through table settings, as well as decorations.

Travel Theme Jewish Wedding RingsConsider using maps from the bride and groom’s respective hometowns, the city where they met, or vacations they took as a backdrop for photos and decor.

Travel Theme Wedding Gift TableWedding Bride & Groom, Beer Bottle CoolersThe southern-inspired meal was paired with the couple’s favorite seasonal beer from Big Boss Brewing Company, so these college-themed beer koozies were the perfect party favor!

Jewish Wedding Dancing & HoraBetween the always-energetic dance floor and memory-making photo booth, this wedding was an all night party!

Wedding Cake Table & TopperThis pumpkin spice cake was topped with Lego figures custom-designed to look like the bride and groom; unique cake toppers can be a great way to add an extra dose of personality into your event.

Jewish Wedding Sparkler ExitThe guests bid farewell to the newlyweds with a sparkler send off, a fairytale-like ending to the perfect night.

Jewish Wedding FireworksThis wedding had a lot of personal, clever details and really showed the love between Elisha and Aaron. We are so happy to have been a part their special day and wish nothing but happiness for the lovely couple!

Venue & Catering: The Garden on Millbrook
Photography: BREALPHOTO
Cake: Cute & Sweet Boutique
Beer: Big Boss Brewing Company
Flowers: Whole Foods Raleigh
DJ: Anything Music DJs
Hair and Make up: Made-up by Lindsay Morse
Ketubah: Ketubah.com
Table Numbers: Mason Rabbits Paperie
Personalized Bridal Hanger: Hanger Design Center
Postcards and Place Cards: 90 Degree Design
Kippot – Kippah.com

Written by Allison Grossman

Allison Grossman