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  • Shtetl engagement custom makes modern comeback

    October 10, 2008 | 4:32 pm

    When it comes to Jewish wedding customs, one could say everything old is new again.

    According to numerous how-to-plan-your-Jewish-wedding Web sites, modern couples have resurrected tenaim (a 12th- century Ashkenazic tradition) and -- after retrofitting the ritual -- eagerly add the...