Huppah


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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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or youth "a life of Torah, huppah, and ma'asim tovim," in
Eventually, this would become the modern custom of consecutively performed betrothal, reading of the ketubbah (signed minutes before the betrothal), and, finally, the marriage, with all three ceremonies taking place under the huppah.
Namely, the betrothal was distanced from the engagement by at most three weeks, and the huppah was then postponed for a further six months to a year.
For example, when parents say goodbye to a child under the huppah, the word sasson is used, because they are of course happy but also sad that their child is leaving home.
But a new kind of get would end a marriage with a level of spirituality, egalitarianism, and business-like practicality equal to the levels of those qualities that a sensitive and seycheldik Reform rabbi would bring to initiating the marriage under the Huppah.
To distinguish this cup from the erusin cup, it may be passed to all those around the huppah.
We want to press close to the shiny bride and groom under the huppah, the auspicious roof laden with lavish flowers as the rabbi blesses the couple's future.