Marriage in Judaism

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What is marriage seen as in OJ?
Natural or ideal state affairs between a man and wife
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How many purposes does it have?
2
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What are they?
to fulfil the commandment be fruitful and multiply and as companionship between man and wife
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What are men and women?
Two halves of the same whole
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Where was eve created from?
Adam's rib
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What do oj's believe about love?
It's not essential when the man and wife get married
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What example demonstrates this?
Isaac and Rebcca- as she became his wife and then he loved her
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What should come after marriage?
Love and companionship
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What are oj weddings?
Arranged
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Who has an active role in marriages?
The parents of the bride/groom
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What is this known as?
A norm and is commonly practised.
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If parents do not arrange it, who does?
Shadchan or matchmakers
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What do they do?
Try and find partners for the bride and groom
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Who ifleunces this?
God, as he has already determined marriage partners
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What do the man and wife have to do?
Both consent to the marriage
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Where is this found?
In the marriage contract
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What is this also known as?
Ketubah
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Where do the marriage's usually take place?
In the local community, to ensure the jewish faith continues throughout the generations
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What is not permitted?
Interfaith marriage
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Why is this?
Because emphraim buchwald suggests that this leads to a silent holocaust and the eventual dissapereance of the jewish faith
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What do lj's state about marriage?
That it's ideal but are fliexible and are likely to accept cohabitation and same sex couples
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What do they state?
That marriage is not appropriate for everyone
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What do lj's accept and value?
Same sex marriages
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What ceremony do they therefore offer to same sex couples?
Brit A'havah
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What do lj's believe about shadchan?
They generally find partners by themselves and probably place more significance of love
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What do they accept?
Interfaith marriage
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How many parents raise their children in the jewish faith?
1/3
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