The orthodox ketubah text

The orthodox ketubah text

The orthodox ketubah text is one of the more common text styles.It is written in Aramaic , a Semitic language closely related to Hebrew, with Hebrew script. Some Orthodox ketubot are also available with an English section. The English section is not a translation of the Aramaic, it is an addition that describes the circumstances of the wedding (the date, the location, the couples names etc).

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The ketubah text – one document many variations

The ketubah text – one document many variations

 

Unlike in the past, today there are several accepted styles for the ketubah text. It is common to find different versions that go according to the various streams of Judaism. More and more couples today decide to compose an additional passage and add it to the original text or even write their own personal text.

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The Woman tallit

The Woman tallit

The woman tallit is a garment that has become popular during the past few years. This is an outcome of the recent trend toward gender equality introduced into religion. Get familiar with the main ideas behind the women’s prayer shawl:

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Jewish Baby Gift – Presents for babies and other small children

Jewish Baby Gift – Presents for babies and other small children

Deciding what to buy as a present on the occasion of the birth of a jewish baby is usually no problem. You can just go into a shop that sells items for babies and toddlers and buy some baby clothes – blue if it’s a boy and an appropriate color for a girl. And Mom will probably be pleased pink.

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Jewish Gift Ideas – That new home deserves a very special gift

Jewish Gift Ideas – That new home deserves a very special gift

Of all the presents that can be given for family members or friends moving into a new home, one of the most meaningful choices – if they are Jewish and religiously observant – is a mezzuzah.

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Coming of age – Bar Mitzvah Gifts / Batmitzvah Gifts

Coming of age – Bar Mitzvah Gifts / Batmitzvah Gifts

Big question! What should we get for a Jewish kid who is about to celebrate his or her religious coming-of-age? A generation or two ago it was acceptable to give a fountain-pen, a prayer book, a book of Jewish thought or a check. For most kids in those days the check was the most appreciated. Although many did, after becoming real adults years later, begin to use the prayer book or browse pensively through the book on Jewish thought.

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Jewish Wedding Gift

Jewish Wedding Gift

Ever since people became betrothed other people wracked their brains to think what to give them as gifts. The cave man might have given his brother or fellow troglodyte a chunk of recently hacked away buck before he himself carried away the bewildered bride. Gratifyingly nowadays things are different, although they can still be bewildering.

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Jewish Gift Guide

Jewish Gift Guide

If you are looking for jewish gift idea for special occasion, the following articles can help you to choose an appropriate gift that will always be cherished.

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Jewish Art Books

Jewish Art Books

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Jewish Resources

Jewish Resources

Where to go next?

If you want more information on Judaism and jewish art, here are some interesting web sites you might want to check:

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