Rights & Customs

Wedding Announcements Etiquette

Wedding Announcements Etiquette

Wedding announcements differ from invitations and are generally sent out once the couple is already married, much a like a birth announcement is sent after a baby is born. ...

Food & Beliefs With a Muslim Wedding

Food & Beliefs With a Muslim Wedding

The culture of those participating in a Muslim wedding dictates most of the wedding's traditions, beliefs, customs and foods to a much larger extent than the faith itself does. ...

Flirting & Islam

Flirting & Islam

The Quran expressly forbids certain behaviors which could be perceived as flirting. Because strict adherents to Islam often arrange marriages for their children, it is ...

Why Is a Bar Mitzvah Important to the Jews?

Why Is a Bar Mitzvah Important to the Jews?

Celebrations, holidays and rites of passage are central to the Jewish faith; the Bar Mitzvah, which recognizes the transition into adulthood and the responsibilities that follow, ...

Jewish Burial Tradition in a Pine Box

Jewish Burial Tradition in a Pine Box

Many rituals surround a traditional Jewish funeral, such as the ritual washing of the body and the use of a plain pine box as a casket. Generally, Orthodox Jews adhere closely to ...