Why We’re Ditching the U.S. and Having Our Jewish Wedding in Israel

Just seeing my friends go through the hype and headache of planning weddings in the U.S. made me want to run away; when I discovered the perks of Israeli weddings, I sighed with relief.

Getting married involves struggling through multiple appointments with designers, attending dozens of tastings, and navigating the dos and don’ts of rehearsal dinners. The process is a headache-inducing blur of multiple months – and sometimes years – of careful planning.