'Hey, look, marriage is not so terrible, after all'
One likely result of the new marriage reform is an ongoing decrease in the number of party-pooping rabbis who do their job seriously and act as a counterweight to the barbaric bacchanalia that is played out before and after the ceremony under the chuppah.
I hope my friends will forgive my frankness here, but every time an invitation to a wedding arrives in the mail − I’m horrified. Again, I tell myself, I am being forced to take part in an absurd and barbaric ceremony of belly-stuffing and ear-blasting. Again I have to write a check, which, against all logic, is meant to help cover the costs of this dubious form of entertainment that I didn’t want to...
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