The Wedding Officiant: A Roundtable

By Jonah Steinberg, Jordan Bendat-Appell, Steven Exler, Nicole Guzik, Emily Mathis

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, June 2010

In this roundtable discussion, several rabbis and rabbinical students speak about being the officiant for weddings. They cover topics from what a ceremony they perform must contain, what their goal is for the ceremony, dissonance between values and ritual, and events they have attended which have shaped their opinions.

Topic: Halakha, Ritual, Jewish Law, Renewal and Renaissance, Marriage, Religious Denominations, Clergy

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.671

Page Number(s): 6-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Steinberg, Jonah. Bendat-Appell, Jordan. Exler, Steven. Guzik, Nicole. Mathis, Emily. The Wedding Officiant: A Roundtable. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. June 2010: 6-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6582


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