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What is the chuppah?

A chuppah is a wedding canopy used at Jewish weddings. It is symbolic of the home to be built by the couple. Open on all sides, it can be a tallit or decorated cloth held aloft on four poles by… Full Answer

What is a chuppa?

A chuppa is the canopy under which a Jewish wedding ceremony takes place. For a nice explanation, see the Answers.com topic on chuppa at http://www.answers.com/topic/chuppah . Full Answer

How do you say wedding canopy in Yiddish?

The chuppah (wedding canopy) is not a yiddish word, but a Hebrew one. For 'serious' matters, yiddish is never directly used. Some yiddish 'slang'-ish imagery is used very, very indirectly for some obscure aspects of Jewish liturgy, but only in… Full Answer

How is a Jewish wedding performed?

The Orthodox wedding has four parts. The first two parts are under the Chuppah (wedding canopy). Before the ceremony gets underway, the two families meet and agree upon tanaim (what their respective financial support to the couple will be). This… Full Answer

How do Jews celebrate marriage?

The Orthodox wedding has four parts. The first two parts are under the Chuppah (wedding canopy). Before the ceremony gets underway, the two families meet and agree upon tanaim (what their respective financial support to the couple will be). This… Full Answer

What do Jewish weddings show?

The Orthodox wedding has four parts. The first two parts are under the Chuppah (wedding canopy). Before the ceremony gets underway, the two families meet and agree upon tanaim (what their respective financial support to the couple will be). This… Full Answer