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Groom faints during wedding - and is evacuated

Groom faints during wedding, returns after visit to emergency room.

Groom faints during wedding - and is evacuatedplayer

Rabbis speak out against LGBT weddings at Psagot winery

Rabbis of Binyamin Region towns protest LGBT weddings taking place at Psagot Winery. 'Spiritual assimilation.'

Rabbis speak out against LGBT weddings at Psagot winery

Son of Meron disaster victim weds, singers celebrate

Hundreds attend as son of Meron disaster victim Rabbi Chanoch Slod weds.

Son of Meron disaster victim weds, singers celebrate

Bahrain bride and groom get surprise from PM Bennett

Not every day does the Israeli PM send a card and gift to the wedding of a young couple in Bahrain.

Bahrain bride and groom get surprise from PM Bennett

Firefighters save 2 weddings after Jerusalem blaze

After fire at Talpiot hall, firefighters remove water to allow weddings to proceed as planned.

Firefighters save 2 weddings after Jerusalem blaze

Ukraine refugees celebrate double wedding in Moldova

In Moldova, members of United Hatzalah's humanitarian relief delegation help refugees celebrate their weddings.

Ukraine refugees celebrate double wedding in Moldova

Green Pass to expire at midnight for most venues

Only weddings, clubs, & parties to remain restricted as government admits failure of vaccination to prevent spread of Omicron COVID variant.

Green Pass to expire at midnight for most venues

Wedding season is back, but couples are paying the price of the pandemic

Jewish weddings are back — and so are rising prices, staff shortages and lots of uncertainty.

Couples getting married are paying the price of the pandemic

Vizhnitz bans single young men from weddings

Vizhnitz Rebbe bans single young men from sect, followers plan special group to enliven weddings.

Hasidic sect bans single young men from weddings

A majority of Israelis personally favor halakhic weddings

63% want government to recognize all forms of marriage, but only 39% would choose it for themselves.

A majority of Israelis personally favor halakhic weddings

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Gur hasidim

'We cannot ignore the recent disasters,' Supreme Court writes in response to appeal to allow wedding with thousands of participants.

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Gur hasidim

The Vizhnitz initiative to lower wedding costs

New agreement with Bnei Brak hall caps amount of money members of hasidic group will spend on weddings.

The Vizhnitz initiative to lower wedding costs

Tzohar Chair Rabbi David Stav: 'Unvaccinated rabbis won't be assigned to conduct weddings'

'The last thing we would want is that weddings should serve to help spread the virus,' Tzohar chair Rabbi David Stav says.

'Unvaccinated rabbis won't be conducting weddings'

Newspaper report: Haredim regularly holding illegal weddings in London

Haredi Jews in London hold illegal weddings regularly, Jewish newspaper reveals.

Report: Haredim regularly holding illegal weddings in London

Weddings move to Palestinian Authority

Head of fight against coronavirus in Arab sector says public should postpone weddings until next year.

Weddings move to Palestinian Authority

Weddings with up to 20 people will be permitted

Following campaign led by MK Ayelet Shaked, the 1,000-meter limit on participation in wedding will be removed.

Weddings with up to 20 people will be permitted

Chief Rabbi: Allow marriages under health guidelines

Rabbi David Lau writes to PM, Health Minister on behalf of couples who cannot get married under current lockdown.

Chief Rabbi: Allow marriages under health guidelines

Is it illegal to get married in Israel during the lockdown?

Senior Religious Affairs Ministry official tells marriage registrar lockdown rules bar even scaled-down weddings.

Is it illegal to get married in Israel during the lockdown?

MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ): Time to limit the scale of weddings in the haredi community

Health Ministry guidelines currently permit only 19 people to attend a wedding - including bride & groom.

Time to limit scale of weddings in haredi community, says Gafni

Watch: 'Coronavirus wedding' in Ramat Beit Shemesh

Couple holds small wedding in building courtyard, according to Health Ministry guidelines, while neighbors 'join in' from their porches.

Watch: 'Coronavirus wedding' in Ramat Beit Shemeshplayer

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This is what an Ethiopian wedding looks like

What are the differences between Ethiopian wedding customs and those of traditional Jewish law?

This is what an Ethiopian wedding looks like

Arabs celebrate with illegal fireworks, weapons fire

With completion of PA matriculation exams, tens of thousands of students take to streets of eastern J'lem and Judea/Samaria with fireworks.

Arabs celebrate with illegal fireworks, weapons fire

Wedding gift: Orders to stay away from Temple Mount

Couple who conducted impromptu wedding on Temple Mount receive restraining order.

Wedding gift: Orders to stay away from Temple Mount

Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Rabbinical organization to engaged couples: Make accessibility a priority for your wedding.

Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Gazans create their own limousines by mashing 5 cars together

Wedding planning firm in enclave run by terrorist group gets creative in creating limousines for newlyweds.

Gazans create their own limousines by mashing 5 cars together

Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Attacker allegedly targeted women and children during haredi weddings.

Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Rabbi Mazuz bashes 'yichud room' wedding custom

Rabbi Meir Mazuz, Head of the Kiseh Rachamim Yeshiva, bashed the practice of “yichud room” common at traditional Ashkenazi Jewish weddings.

Rabbi Mazuz bashes 'yichud room' wedding custom

Watch: How Do You Organize an Israeli Wedding?

Arutz Sheva speaks with the owners of Easywed, the Israeli company named the best for wedding organization in 2015.

Watch: How Do You Organize an Israeli Wedding?player

New Law Set to Make Marriage 'Free'

New law proposed by MK Shuly Muallem would prevent rabbis from taking 'unfair' fees, aimed at supporting young couples.

New Law to Prevent Rabbis Taking Wedding Fees