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  • Cost-conscious weddings back in style

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 18, 2012 | 4:46 pm

    Lavish weddings featuring guest lists upward of 500 people were seemingly de rigueur in Southern California’s Iranian-Jewish community just five years ago. But the growth of six-figure simchas strained middle-class families, leading some couples to either call off a wedding or...

  • Balancing family and friend requests not an easy task

    By Dana Greene

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Getting married is a balancing act. I never quite understood this until my guy proposed.

    What's the big deal in wedding planning? I always thought. You set a date, pick a place, settle on a band, choose a few of your favorite flowers and do a dinner and cake tasting. What's...

  • 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...