Dazzling Russian-Jewish Wedding At A Boca Synagogue

It was love at first sight for Alina and Rafael, who tied the knot at B’nai Israel in Florida last fall. A breathtaking temple wedding showcased the couple’s love while paying homage to their Jewish and Russian roots, all captured by Jeff Kolodny Photography, Inc.

Temple Jewish Wedding Ceremony - Dramatic Lighting

Beautiful bride Alina, the new Mrs. Foss, shared a first-hand account of her big day with us. Describing her wedding as extravagant, elegant and magical, we can see all of those things just from these stunning pictures of her before she said “I do.” READ MORE ......

10 Wedding Cake Ideas & Trends

10 Most Popular Types of Wedding Cakes for Jewish & Kosher Weddings

Industry experts share the hottest trends in wedding cakes.

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1. Different Shapes

More and more cake designs are veering away from the traditionally symmetrical round tiers. Many modern couples are choosing sleek square cakes. For couples that dare to be different, bold colors and patterns, unique shapes, and contrasting sizes create eye-popping looks that are sure to wow their guests even before they have their first taste.

Colorful Wedding Cake, Top Trends & Ideas for Kosher Wedding Cakes

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4 Ways to Style Your Candy & Dessert Buffet

We’re loving the party trend of candy and dessert buffets!  Don’t worry, nothing will be replacing the beautiful wedding cake or themed bat & bar mitzvah or party cakes anytime soon.  Rather, the dessert table has gotten much bigger to make room for a variety of sweet treats.

Dessert tables are another area where you can get creative, and leave a lasting impression on your guests.

Top 4 Ways to Showcase your Wedding, Mitzvah or Party Candy & Dessert Table

Dessert Table Buffet Bar

1. Highlight your COLOR THEME or COLOR COMBINATION:

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Vibrant Yellow New Jersey Jewish Wedding

Stacy & Brad married in a beautiful summer wedding, with a cohesive balance of modern finishes and quaint charm. The newlyweds met at a college party, but Brad made it official when he proposed to his bride during a vacation in Hawaii. Their beautiful Jewish wedding was captured by Joseph Delgado Photography.

Jewish Wedding First Dance, New Jersey

They couple chose to celebrate at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey.  The grounds made for some magnificent photo opps! READ MORE ......

Bris & Jewish Baby Naming – Items You’ll Need & Fun Extras!

A Brit Milah (for boys) and Jewish Baby Naming (for girls) are beautiful ceremonies that welcome your newborn into the Jewish culture. As new parents, we know you’re short on time and can use all the planning help you can get!  We’ve covered advice for planning your baby’s bris or baby naming, the rules for selecting the date, and provided help for finding a mohel. Now we’re excited to share the items you’ll need to make the Bris or Baby Naming personal and fun, while preserving traditional elements.

Three Traditional Items

1. Pillow Covering

Bris Pillow for Brit Milah Jewish Circumcision CeremonyA pillow is a crucial aspect to a Brit Milah as the baby will lay on it during the ceremony. Silkhuppah.com creates gorgeous silk shams that can be completely customized with images and text, such as the example above. READ MORE ......

Bar Mitzvah Ceremony Highlights

It’s not every day that we get to feature a bar mitzvah with so many stunning photos from the ceremony!  Erica Westmoreland captured Harrison’s Bar Mitzvah with beautiful photos at the synagogue, highlighting details and moments to be cherished by the entire family.

Bar Mitzvah Tallis, Tallit Ceremony

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Israel-Themed Bat Mitzvah in New York

Whether you go on a Birthright trip or family vacation, being Bar or Bat Mitzvah’d in Israel has become a growing way for Jewish families to connect with their religious roots. The same was true was for Leila, who received her Bat Mitzvah in Israel and decided to celebrate with family and friends when she returned home. Of course, after having returned from such a memorable trip, it only made sense that the party would honor her Israeli experience, with a Milk and Honey themed affair!  The memorable event was planned by Melisa Imberman of The Event of a Lifetime.

Orange Escort Table, Fruit Place Cards for Israel ThemeWhat could honor Israel more than the country’s traditional oranges? After no doubt eating plenty on her trip, Leila chose to use this vibrant fruit as escort cards! READ MORE ......

10 Bridesmaid Bouquet Alternatives

In case you haven’t noticed, weddings aren’t what they used to be. In an effort to create an event that’s unique in every way, many brides and grooms are veering away from the traditional elements of the day in favor of one-of-a-kind surprises. If you’re looking to add some flair to your wedding, consider opting for a modern take on the bridesmaids’ bouquets.

10 Wedding Bouquet Alternatives - Ideas for Bridesmaid Bouquets1. A Flower Clutch READ MORE ......