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How to Prepare for Your Ketubah Text

The Ketubah is one of the most important customs of a Jewish wedding. The married couple, in relation to signing of contracts, must sign this in front of their witnesses and rabbi.

Aside from symbolizing a wedding, the Jewish Ketubah was first created to protect the mother and the child’ life in the future. It basically takes care and affirm the rights of the wife with regards to her financial care in case something bad happens to the marriage ends up in a divorce or if the couple are separated.

Aside from designing the artwork of your Ketubah, it is also important to remember that it should be carefully thought out. This is a big part of your marriage life and your wedding day. The Ketubah text is usually not set on priority unlike the designs that people pick however, it must be remembered that it is equally important.

The Ketubahor marriage contract will be with you forever. This means that aside from wanting it to look perfectly, you must also make sure that the text includes what you really want to say and that it is well written. Also, it must be approved by the rabbi. Before coming up with your final Ketubah text, it is highly recommended that you ask advice from your rabbi.

There are lots of Ketubah that you can find online if you are trying to find one. With this, you can have hundreds of choices. To have an idea of what is out there, you must be able to have through and adequate reading done. Once you find a Ketubah text that you and your partner love and agree upon, if the officiate is a rabbi then you must ask their advice if they will approve the text that you chose.

You might encounter complications in this type of contract such as finding a Ketubah that is perfect for you and your partner but the artist chose to a different text to go with it. For situations like this, the best you can do is to request the artist for the same design of the Ketubah but with the text that you want to put. If you cannot find a Ketubah that you and your partner likes, one of your options is to make your own. This can be seen as a bonding and intimate time between you and your partner for you will be writing this together.

You can as help for your rabbi for the translation to Hebrew since this is usually what is used in writing, not English or any other modern Ketubah.


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