An essential volume for every Jewish couple on the path to marriage, Mazal Tov! Contains the standard liturgy used in Jewish wedding ceremonies throughout the world. It includes blessings and songs, printed in both Hebrew and English, and description of traditional wedding rituals, from exchanging the rings, circling the bride, and sharing the wine to the reading of the wedding contract and the breaking of a glass. Also included are descriptions of the variations in wedding customs practiced by different Jewish communities around the world.
The text is illustrated with wedding scenes and symbolic decoration taken from illuminated manuscripts and Jewish wedding contracts (ketubbah) from the British Library's collections