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  • Understanding marriage ceremony’s customs reveals hidden meanings

    December 14, 2015 | 11:32 am

    Years ago, long before I was ordained, I asked my friend Rabbi Larry Goldmark where he saw God. His response: “I see God when I marry a couple. The bride sees the groom; the groom sees the bride; but I see God standing in between them.” At the time, I thought it was a standard and...

  • Romancing the Stone

    January 19, 2011 | 10:43 am

    Apryl Levine (nee Carson) had thought of everything the morning before her wedding. Every decision was made, from food to flowers, right down to the exact glass that her husband-to-be, Joshua Levine, would break.

    Or so she thought.

    During the rehearsal at Piru’s Rancho Camulos,...