Italian Customs with Jewish Traditions

Italian Customs with Jewish Traditions

Southern Italian Wedding Customs Based on Ancient Jewish Traditions Thanks to the dogged efforts of Prof. Vincenzo Villella and others, historians now document that following the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 and their escape during Inquisition times to...
Italian Wedding

Italian Wedding

Planning Your Destination Wedding in Italy If you have chosen Bella Italia for your destination wedding, you’ve chosen one of the most beautiful places in the world to “tie the knot.”  Whether it’s a Roman terrace with a Coliseum view, a peaceful setting on Lake...
Jewish Weddings in Gorgeous Greece

Jewish Weddings in Gorgeous Greece

Your Jewish Wedding in Gorgeous Greece For two years now I have had the opportunity of sharing the joys of Judaism on the Greek island of Rhodes.  The oldest synagogue in all of Greece, built in 1577, is located there and the Jewish sites on the island, including a...
Interfaith Weddings Support Jewish Families

Interfaith Weddings Support Jewish Families

Several years ago I received a telephone call from Jason, a young man who grew up in a large Midwestern city. Jason, along with his parents and grandparents, were active in their local synagogue. What prompted the phone call was Jason’s exuberance at having met...