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  • Calming those wedding-day jitters, virtually

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The situation couldn't be more stressful: convince your ex-boyfriend to sing at your sister's wedding after the band quits; keep the groom's sister from making it "her" day; assure the groom's mother that it is OK to have a store-bought wedding cake; make sure the bride's divorced...
  • Looking forward and giving back

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    When Richard Weiner and Judith Forman geared up for their November nuptials last year, they didn't register at Crate & Barrel, Macy's or Bed, Bath & Beyond.

    "We're 65 years old," chuckled Weiner, a Philadelphia lawyer who has become bicoastal since marrying his Manhattan Beach...

  • How to get your favorite things without losing your mind

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    At some point between "Will you marry me?" and "You may kiss the bride," a happy couple must devote some time to the gift registry, which will help fill the shelves and drawers of their new home.

    But the first time a couple walks into a store to register for their wedding gifts can...

  • It’s about the marriage, not the wedding

    By Leisah Woldoff

    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...

  • ‘Wedding planner to the stars’ focuses on details, details and also details

    By Lisa Keys

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Jackie and Adam Sandler. Shaunie and Shaquille O'Neal. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. Heidi Klum and Seal. Jami Gertz and Tony Ressler. Janice and Billy Crystal. When these high-profile pairs have a star-studded soirée to host -- anything from a wedding to a bridal shower, a bar...
  • Israel attracts nuptials with ambience, unique locations

    By Michele Chabin

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Soon after their engagement, Rosie and Abe Finkelstein, residents of the Tel Aviv suburb of Givatayim, checked out some hotels and traditional event halls but ultimately chose a kibbutz as the venue for their wedding.

    The minute Rosie Finkelstein, a holistic healer, viewed the...

  • LOVE

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    These are more stories of beshert, of relationships thatare "meant to be," with a little help from The Jewish Journal. Overthe past year, at least five couples have called us to announce theirpersonal-ad-inspired nuptials. And, no, they weren't ashamed to admithow they met. Gone is...