Jewish Wedding in Italy: Traditions and Ideas

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Favors, News | 1 comment

Jewish Wedding in Italy: Traditions and Ideas

In my previous post about Jewish weddings in Italy I told you about the best venues and locations, today I want to share with you some ideas and inspiration for a Jewish ceremony and reception. A Jewish wedding rite is rich of symbols and traditions and there are many possibilities to personalize them with creativity. Here are some of the most refined ideas. Jewish Wedding: the Ketubah The ketubah is the marriage agreement stating the rights and responsibilities of the groom in relation to the bride. It is a tradition that all the objects of a Jewish wedding should be made as beautiful as...

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Wedding Planning checklist: 1 week before

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Planning | 1 comment

Wedding Planning checklist: 1 week before

One week before the big day! Your fabulous destination wedding is just around the corner and I am sharing with you some tips for the days before you pack your suitcase and take your flight to Italy. Have a look at your wedding diary and check that everything is ok. Our wedding planners will get in touch for a recap of all the details of the wedding day, to ensure everything runs smoothly. Read carefully the timeline of your wedding. Our italian wedding planners will send you a detailed program – almost minute-by-minute – that specifies exact timings for the bridal couple, wedding...

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Lake Como Wedding at Villa Pizzo

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in Lake Como, My Weddings, Villas | 1 comment

Lake Como Wedding at Villa Pizzo

Weddings on the Italian Lakes are set in a dreamy, romantic atmosphere, in this case emphasized by the fact that for this couple the word “symbolic” doesn’t  just mean “with a symbolic value” but also “full of symbols, full of meaning” expressing love, spirituality, creativity… John and Stephanie are a couple based in New York with an intense creativity and a strong spiritual life: he is a filmmaker who won a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2002, she is a multimedia producer and content strategy professional with a passion...

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Jewish Wedding in Ravello

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Amalfi coast, My Weddings, Ravello | 0 comments

Jewish Wedding in Ravello

The Jewish wedding of Kelly and Gabriel at Villa Cimbrone on the Amalfi Coast is particularly special for me because I met an amazing couple and family and organized for them a fantastic event. Kelly’s father wrote me first because he fondly loves his two daughters and wanted for both a fairy tale wedding. Kelly was the first to get married and he was looking for an experienced planner that could assist a foreign couple in planning and organizing a marvelous destination wedding in Italy. I had already been corresponding with Kelly and her family for some time, when Kelly and her...

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Wedding planning checklist: 1 month before

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Planning | 0 comments

Wedding planning checklist: 1 month before

What to do one month before your wedding in Italy? The main details have already been decided, but the last finishing touches are also important for a perfect destination wedding. Above all don’t forget that the big day is all about the bridal couple, and with the help of our italian wedding planners you will create a unique event, a personal and unforgettable experience. Decide on the seating plan. Do you prefer a long table for all the guests, or smaller groups sitting at round tables? Write your wedding vows. You can find inspiration on our website in the section Readings and Vows,...

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13 Chuppah for your Jewish Wedding in Italy

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Floral decorations, News | 1 comment

13 Chuppah for your Jewish Wedding in Italy

Jewish Wedding Traditions: the Chuppah The chuppah or huppah is the traditional canopy under which the bridal couple stays during the Jewish wedding ceremony, and symbolizes the home that the new family will build together. The chuppah consists of a cloth suspended on four poles and it is often decorated with flowers and greenery. The cloth can be a traditional tallit (prayer shawl) or any other kind of cloth: embroidered velvet or silk cloths or quilted chuppot are also used. Orthodox Judaism recommends that there be open sky above the chuppah, but this is not mandatory for all communities,...

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Ravello Wedding at Hotel Caruso: Denise and Mario

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Amalfi coast, My Weddings, Ravello | 1 comment

Ravello Wedding at Hotel Caruso: Denise and Mario

Mario and Denise are a loving couple from New York who chose to get married on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. They met in 2011 and instantly knew they had found the love of their life. They both love family, travel and adventures, and when they first visited Italy (Mario’s country of origin) together in 2012 they realized that this was the place where they wanted to get married. They wanted to celebrate with the whole family, but a single day of celebration was not enough for them, so they invited about 50 relatives and friends to spend an entire week on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. Mario...

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