The Feminist Marriage Plot

The attacks on domestic bliss in Alix Kates Shulman’s novel Ménage would resonate with Orthodox Jews

Marriage on the March Part Deux

How many Jews can marry whomever?

Second Time Around

Widowed and divorced Orthodox singles who want to give marriage another spin find specially tailored events to help them make a new match

In the Rough

An illustrator gets affianced and her thoughts zoom from wanting an engagement ring to worrying it symbolizes that she’ll be her man’s property

Two Non-Jews, One Jewish Marriage

Rabbi Block’s open-door wedding policy

Fare and Good

There are many ways a marriage can be tested. Inviting a strange cab driver into your home without informing your wife beforehand is one.

Something Borrowed

My single mother had set aside a “wedding fund” for me, money to pay for a ceremony and party. But still single at 27, and with school loans mounting, I saw another way to buy myself happiness.

Intertwined

Boy met girl. Boy married girl. But girl is Jewish, and boy is not. Now I’m a goy, part of a growing community of non-Jews with Jewish spouses, Jewish children, and a special connection to Judaism

Getting a Divorce vs. Getting a Get

Civil and religious lines cross for one couple

Prenup

Rethinking the traditions of tish and bedeken for a progressive, egalitarian wedding

Divorce Court

Long before Jerry Springer, divorcing couples fought it out before Warsaw’s rabbinical court

Love and Marriage

In the months before ‘I do,’ romance falls prey to planning

Sundown: Jordan Demands Dead Sea Scrolls

Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more

Rabbis Want Men to Marry Women Their Age

To help solve matchmaking ‘crisis’

Knesset Moves Toward Civil Unions

Would provide marriage rights for non-Jewish Israelis

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