Reshut Hakallah: The Symbolism of the Chuppah

By Karen Miller-Jackson

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, June 2010

The author presents two Jewish texts which present the chuppah, the wedding canopy, as signifying a home build on mutual involvement and joint consent.

Topic: Ritual, Feminism, Jewish Text, Marriage

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.671

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Miller-Jackson, Karen. Reshut Hakallah: The Symbolism of the Chuppah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. June 2010: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6579


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