Traditional Jewish Wedding on Long Island

Traditional Judaism and elegant romance were beautifully interwoven at this Long Island wedding. Photographer Credit: 5th Avenue Digital

Sephardic Jewish Temple Wedding, Long Island New YorkRachel and Max married at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, Long Island.

Elegant Jewish Temple Wedding in NYC, Long Island

Jewish Wedding New York City Pre-Wedding Traditions

Jewish Wedding TishThe couple incorporated several Jewish customs, including the traditional tish and bedeken ceremonies.  Read more about the Jewish Wedding Rituals.

Jewish Wedding Bedeken (B'deken) TraditionJewish Wedding Ceremony

Jewish Wedding Tallit Ceremony RitualThe couple’s meaningful ceremony was accentuated with graceful floral arrangements on a classic chuppah.

Jewish Wedding First Kiss NYC Long Island

Jewish Wedding Pretty Floral Chuppah - Huppah

Bridal Style

Jewish Wedding NYC Bride in Lace DressThe bride’s dress was romantic and delicately feminine, featuring sheer lace sleeves.Purple & Blue Jewish Wedding Chuppah & BridesmaidsRachel’s bridal party wore eclectic shades of purple and blue.

Jewish Wedding Party NYCSixteen of Max’s closest friends looked dapper in matching bow ties, while the groom stood out from the crowd in his sleek necktie.


Jewish Wedding NYC First DanceRachel and Max danced all night to The Grove Shop, and were the last to leave the dance floor!

Jewish Wedding Reception Long Island, New YorkRomantic Wedding Cake with White Dots & Purple OrchidsThese fuchsia orchids were a brilliant pop of color against the elegant backdrop of the temple’s ballroom.

White Wedding Cake with Purple Orchids

Orchid Wedding CenterpiecesOrchids were used to decorate the cake, as well as the tables.

Jewish Wedding NYC - Bride & Groom Sweetheart Table with OrchidsPurple, Ivory & Green Wedding Centerpieces with Floating Candles

Centerpieces included an eclectic arrangement of purple, ivory, and green flowers.

Wedding Sweetheart Table Decorated with Bridesmaid BouquetsThe couple’s sweetheart table was made even sweeter with this romantic bouquet and candle design.

Jewish Wedding in Long Island, New YorkRachel and Max had a timeless wedding, filled with romance and tradition. We are so happy to have been a part of it! Mazel Tov to the happy couple!

Photographer:  5th Avenue Digital
Event Venue: The Sephardic Temple, Long Island New York
Floral Designer: Dalsimer Spitz and Peck
Dress Store: Demetrios Bridal
Caterer: Genadeen Caterer

Written by Allison Grossman

Allison Grossman