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The Myth of the “Authentic Jewish Wedding”

August 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sunday, August 27th at 1:00pm


Speaker Dr. Vanessa Ochs, University of Virginia


Included with Museum Admission – Get Your Tickets Now


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What is an “authentic” Jewish wedding? Whether you are getting ready for your big day or are a cultural anthropologist at heart, learn about the surprising history of iconic Jewish wedding practices such as the chuppa, ketubah, and the breaking of a glass. Jewish wedding practices have long derived from the cultures in which Jews have lived. This reality might shed light on new wedding rituals in our time.


August 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm