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White Wedding

When an Angeleno marries a Slovakian woman in the town's first Jewish wedding since the Holocaust, the departure is bittersweet.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/white_wedding_20010824

The Riemer family is something of a rarity in the Jewish world of post-Communist Central Europe. Not only are Daniel Riemer and his wife Magda both Jewish, but both of their 20-something daughters, Zuzana and Sandra, have found Jewish men to marry. This is no easy feat in a part of the world where intermarriage is the norm and where tiny, far-flung Jewish communities still suffer the effects of the Holocaust and Communist-era repression.

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