Jewish Journal

Leisah Woldoff

  • It’s about the marriage, not the wedding

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    It's the marriage that's important, not the wedding.

    When planning my wedding, I repeated that mantra each time wedding details began to overwhelm me. Hors d'oeuvres, centerpieces, flowers, music, cake -- the to-do list kept growing.

    A few days after Ron proposed, I told him I wanted...

  • What did you say your name was?

    October 12, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    After the ceremony and after the reception, when all the guests have gone and the tables are cleared, there you are: Mr. and Mrs.
    The next morning, the groom wakes up with his name intact. However, the bride wakes up with a different identity.
    Every few days during the wedding...