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Huppah

(hŭp`ə), in the Bible, chief priest.

huppah

bridal canopy in Jewish weddings. [Judaism: Wigoder, 274]
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The chuppah was open on all sides to symbolize the tent of Abraham and the Jewish home that Megan and Daniel will create, which is always open to visitors, family, and friends.
So: We sat on benches whose size returned us to childhood, and so to the past, and looked at a chuppah whose form expressed marriage as a cage.
ketubah (a Jewish marriage contract), drinking from a kiddush cup, and the couple stood under a chuppah, or canopy during the ceremony.
A little after sundown, more of the Ilmyen family arrived, notably Jutta's Uncle Keres, who expressed loud opinions about the holly swags resting on the window sills and who could not stop adjusting the stanchions of the chuppah, a shawl tied to four poles that the Ilmyens had erected on the platform.
I liked the way the cantor does all the singing: no communal grunting through unfamiliar hymns, the hundred or so guests simply enjoying the sea view and the romance as Jo and I plighted our troth under the chuppah, symbol of our home, with my two sons as best man and "ringbearer".
3) Tony Gaval, whose family made a sizable donation, holds the new Torah under a ceremonial chuppah on Newton Street Sunday after the dedication ceremony.
Rosendahl was among those holding the chuppah, the canopy under which a Jewish wedding takes place.
Following the reception, the traditional Chuppah ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Jack Simcha Cohen and the world-renowned cantor, Moshe Schulhoff, performed.
Cowen and Cowen 1998:47, 48): even the rabbi under the chuppah wears a top-hat.
Walt and Mearsheimer revealingly depict the parasitic interdependence of this Jewish-Christian fundamentalist 'gantzeh chassena' ('whole wedding' in Yiddish) under the chuppah (canopy) of the Israel lobby.
During Jewish wedding ceremonies, seven blessings are recited under the chuppah.
At the end of Meet the Fockers, Kevin even marries the couple under a chuppah.