Rituals

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What Is The Meaning Behind A Ring Warming Ceremony And What Is Its Origin?

Wedding ceremonies have been steeped in traditions and customs for centuries, each one representing the love and commitment between two people. From exchanging vows and rings to the first kiss as husband and wife, every aspect of a wedding has a unique history and meaning. One tradition that has gained popularity in recent years is the ring warming ceremony, a touching and sentimental moment that adds a personal touch to any wedding celebration.
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From Movie Quotes to Ancient Blessings | A Secular, Jewish, Modern Wedding Ceremony

"While we were both raised Jewish, we’re not religious. We wanted the ceremony to be mostly secular, with modern versions of traditions we loved" Daniela F.
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The “Tasting of Four Elements” Ritual

The “Tasting of Four Elements” is a Black diasporic wedding tradition with its roots in the culture of the Yoruba tribe, both in Nigeria and Benin.
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The “Jumping the Broom” Ritual

Perhaps you’ve seen the movie or that scene from Roots and are familiar with the tradition of a couple jumping over a broomstick at the end of a wedding ceremony, without fully understanding the history.
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The Bread & Salt Ritual

Providing an offering of bread is a timeless gesture, a ritual of hospitality going back thousands of years. It's easy to spot a common version of this even today when you sit down at a restaurant and receive a basket of bread at the table.
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