The Creative Jewish Wedding Book 2/E: A Hands-On Guide to New & Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations

The Creative Jewish Wedding Book 2/E: A Hands-On Guide to New & Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations

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Craft a joyous wedding celebration that reflects not only your personality but your values as well through creative use of Jewish traditions. Provides the tools you need to look at and think about ritual and tradition in new and innovative ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683363538
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer is a writer and educator based in Philadelphia, the author of two books of plays for children, and a theater workshop leader specializing in custom-designed programs for exploring Jewish sacred texts through creative writing and drama. She is married to Fred Kaplan-Mayer, executive director of the Hiway Theatre in Jenkintown, PA. Gabrielle works with couples as a wedding officiant, leading creative, personal wedding ceremonies. Click here to learn about how she can work with you and your partner to create a memorable Jewish Wedding.

Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky, named one of the fifty leading rabbis in North America by Newsweek , is well known for his inspiring books that bring the Jewish wisdom tradition into everyday life. He is executive director of Big Tent Judaism, formerly Jewish Outreach Institute, and is author of many books on Jewish spirituality, healing and Jewish religious practice, including Making a Successful Jewish Interfaith Marriage: The Big Tent Judaism Guide to Opportunities, Challenges and Resources ; Introducing My Faith and My Community: The Jewish Outreach Institute Guide for a Christian in a Jewish Interfaith Relationship ; Jewish Paths toward Healing and Wholeness: A Personal Guide to Dealing with Suffering ; Grief in Our Seasons: A Mourner's Kaddish Companion ; Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery: A Personal Guide to Turning from Alcoholism & Other Addictions—Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex... ; Facing Cancer as a Family ; Life's Daily Blessings: Inspiring Reflections on Gratitude for Every Day, Based on Jewish Wisdom ; 100 Blessings Every Day: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Affirmations, Exercises for Personal Growth and Renewal Reflecting Seasons of the Jewish Year and Recovery from Codependance: A Jewish Twelve Step Guide to Healing Your Soul. He is also coauthor of Grandparenting Interfaith Grandchildren ; Jewish Holidays: A Brief Introduction for Christians ; Jewish Ritual: A Brief Introduction for Christians ; Renewed Each Day, Vol. One —Genesis and Exodus: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Meditations ; Renewed Each Day, Vol. Two— Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Meditations Based on the Bible and coeditor of The Rituals and Practices of a Jewish Life: A Handbook for Personal Spiritual Renewal (all Jewish Lights).

Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky is available to speak on the following topics:

  • The Jewish Twelve Step Path to Healing and Recovery
  • Sparks Beneath the Surface: A Spiritual Read on the Torah
  • Welcoming the Stranger in Our Midst
  • How to Nurture Jewish Grandchildren Being Raised in an Interfaith Family
  • Optimism for a Jewish Future

Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell is the director of the Pennsylvania Council of the Union for Reform Judaism.

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