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Mazel Tov! : the complete book of Jewish weddings
Rapp, Lea Bayers.
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Publication Information:
New York : Citadel Press, [2002]

Physical Description:
xii, 274 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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Central Library BM713 .R37 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Covering every shade of marriage ceremony from traditional to high tech, this upbeat book addresses the real-world needs of people marrying today. Photos throughout.

Author Notes

Lea Bayers Rapp is an award-winning author-journalist and lecturer. She has also been a columnist on American life for a number of newspapers and magazines and is a former editor of Marketing Insights. As a Jewish daughter, wife, and mother, she has both yeshiva and secular backgrounds and writes from vast personal experience that includes constant joyous rounds of bar and bat mitzvahs, engagement parties, bridal showers, and weddings. She lives in central New Jersey

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
1 You're Engaged!p. 3
2 Financing Your Weddingp. 11
3 With This Ringp. 38
4 The Invitationsp. 48
5 The Bridal Partyp. 69
6 Wedding Attirep. 81
7 Beauty and the Bridep. 104
8 It's Party Time!p. 119
9 Ceremoniously Speakingp. 129
10 Choosing a Location and a Rabbip. 142
11 Food and Spiritsp. 159
12 Name That Tunep. 179
13 Flowersp. 202
14 Your Chariot Awaitsp. 221
15 Picture-Perfectp. 229
16 Destination Weddings and Honeymoonsp. 237
Epilogue: And They Lived Happily Ever Afterp. 253
Appendix Wedding Planning Timetablep. 255
Indexp. 269

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