Posts By: Rabbi Lebow

Ideas for a Beautiful Wedding Chuppah

Jewish Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding is all about the details, and when you’re planning a Jewish wedding, one important detail you must focus on is creating a wedding worthy chuppah. The word chuppah is Hebrew for “covering,” and in a Jewish wedding ceremony, the chuppah is meant to symbolize the home that the new bride and groom… Read more »

Handling the Holiday Season as an Interfaith Family

Holiday Season Tips for Families

If you and your spouse practice two different faiths, you and your family may find the holiday season to be more difficult than other families. When two parents practice the same faith, it can often make the holiday season easier. But when one parent is Christian and the other is Jewish, it can present obstacles… Read more »

Tips on Planning a Jewish Funeral

Jewish Funeral Tips

Planning a funeral is extremely difficult: not only have you just faced a significant loss, you immediately have to make decisions with your loved one in mind. In the Jewish faith, the mourning process is sacred and funerals are an important part of saying “goodbye.” The purpose of a Jewish funeral service is not to… Read more »

Managing Your Finances as Newlyweds

Finance Advice

One thing many engaged couples should be doing is having the “money talk.” Couples often avoid discussing money until after they married, which can quickly put a damper on the honeymoon phase. Discussing finances prior to getting married is a vital part of having an honest and upfront marriage. There are many questions to consider… Read more »

What to Wear for a Jewish Wedding

Jewish Wedding

If you’ve never attended a Jewish wedding before, you might find yourself staring into your closet thinking, “what outfit is appropriate?” Atlanta Jewish and Interfaith Weddings is here today to help you decide what is appropriate attire for a Jewish wedding. Type of Ceremony The first thing you’ll need to figure out is what type… Read more »

Celebrating Love on Valentine’s Day – and Tu B’Av

Happy Valentine's Day

February is almost upon us, which means that romance and love in the air with Valentine’s Day right around the corner. No matter your religion, couples around the country and across the world celebrate this holiday with gifts, special nights out, dinner and more. If you’re a member of the Jewish faith, however, there’s another… Read more »

Making Your Same-Sex Jewish Wedding Unique

Jewish Same-Sex Weddings

Are you about to throw a same-sex Jewish wedding but you think that you want to spice up some of those old traditions? There are many ways that you can update your same-sex ceremony to reflect your style. Consider some of these options. Personalize the Breaking of the Glass One of the flashiest times of… Read more »

Celebrating Major Milestones of Jewish Childhood

Jewish Baby Naming

There are a number of traditional milestones that are part of a Jewish childhood, and if you’re in need of a rabbi to help guide you through the process, Rabbi Lebow is here to help. One of the most beautiful traditions in the Jewish tradition is a bris, the practice of blessing a newborn baby,… Read more »