Marriage ceremonies

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Wedding is called Kiddushin which translates as 'dedicaion

Jews believe there are 3 purposes for marriage:

  • Companionship
  • Faithfulness
  • Procreation

Faithfulness -to have a loving, sexual relationship with that 1 person. Marriage makes

sex holy. Faithfulness is shown by the rings: "with this ring you are sanctified unto me" and the Yichud(means seclusion - couple left alone for a while to symbolise the holy sex they will have in private)

Procreation - to have children and give them a stable upbringing, thus contributing to


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