Once upon a time, two college students fell in love with their roots, their travels, and each other. Ten years later, they wed in a spectacular New York ceremony at Ellis Island, planned and designed by Swank Productions. Photography by 5th Avenue Digital.
Jewish Wedding Ceremony
With backdrops of the Manhattan skyline, Allison and David married in a chic outdoor Jewish ceremony. READ MORE ......→
What makes a bar/bat mitzvah or wedding unforgettable?
The entertainment options for bar/bat mitzvahs and weddings can be overwhelming and hard to prioritize. We asked the team at The Main Event, a family-owned business providing entertainment for mitzvahs and weddings since 1996, to help our visitors identify the top 5 entertainment essentials. The Main Event is committed to great relationship building – which in turn makes your event their main event.
1. DJ or Experienced Dance Team
Dance Motivator in Action
For an energized event, the party needs an experienced DJ and dance team. They will motivate the kids and the adults – adding spark and excitement to your affair. READ MORE ......→
Now that this year’s High Holy Days are over, it is time to think of covers specially made for next year. Commissioned by synagogues throughout the country, Torah Covers by Corinne Soikin Strauss of The Artist’s Studio are highly prized for their beauty, originality and spirituality.
Hand painted on tapestry weight silk, the carefully chosen colors range from the softest earth hues to vibrant jewel tones. Each cover, while respecting the sanctity of the Torah, reflects the individuality of the Congregation embodying traditional or contemporary motifs. READ MORE ......→
With gay marriage officially legalized throughout the United States, it’s the perfect time to find or design your ketubah. Ketubahs are artistic portrayals of your wedding vows, and there is a great selection designed to commemorate your marriage, dedication and love for one another – no matter what sex or religion you or your partner are.
Love’s Mosaic – Lapis and Sapphire
Above: Love’s Mosaic – Lapis and Sapphire Ketubah available at Ketubah.com
Ketubahs are not only part of Jewish and Interfaith weddings, but have been adapted by couples of all religions. Even Prince William & Kate Middleton had a ketubah specially designed for their royal wedding! READ MORE ......→
Lady Gaga, Madonna, Coco Chanel…you don’t need to be a style icon to party like one! Be a trend-setter with a creative fashion themed Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16 or party. You can showcase your love for a luxury brand like Juicy Couture or Louis Vuitton. Another option is to highlight favorite things to buy, like shoes or handbags. A general shopping theme is always fun, and the possibilities are endless!
Louis Vuitton Inspired Centerpiece by Balloon Artisty
For 2016 brides, the experts at Alisa Brides - the couture online bridal accessory boutique – are noticing a love of intricate lace and streamlined silhouettes.
For wedding veils, there are several dominating styles. They are flat mantillas reminiscent of old Spain, drop veils which provide a blusher for traditional ceremonies, and Juliet cap veils which nod to the Golden Era.