Wedding Planning Tips

religious wedding traditions

By: Alexine

Today there are many religions that people have grown up with or have been subjected to as adults. It is quite common for a wedding to take place between a bride and groom of different religions. With this situation the couple would typically choose to go along with the wedding ceremony of the more religious person in the couple. However, more commonly today the bride and groom have come up with ways to incorporate both of the religions into one ceremony. With that in mind I have come up with the most common wedding traditions seen in dual-religion ceremonies.

Stepping on the Glass
A popular wedding ceremony tradition that represents the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem is stepping on the glass. This is part of the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony that has been taking place for many years. To add a bit of your Jewish heritage to the ceremony you could add the stepping on the glass to the end after the “kiss the bride” and before you walk back down the aisle as husband and wife.
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