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  • Over-the-top nuptials an Israeli specialty

    July 18, 2012 | 4:36 pm

    Born into a poor Moroccan immigrant family that settled in the development town of Dimona, Yardena Ovadia always dreamed of giving her daughter a fairy-tale wedding.

    A millionaire who made a fortune doing business in New Guinea, Ovadia spent almost $2 million on the Venetian-themed...

  • The sky’s the limit

    By Lauren Bottner

    May 10, 2011 | 5:07 pm

    The only requirement of a chuppah, or bridal canopy, is that it be a temporary structure open on all sides, just as Abraham and Sarah had their tent to welcome their friends and family. So anything is possible from a creative standpoint.

    The chuppah — which means “that which...