Marriage is an important aspect of life for Jews. They believe the purpose of marriage is: to unite with someone they love for the rest of their lives. to please God, who is witness to all marriages.
What do Judaism believe about marriage?
They believe the purpose of marriage is: to please God, who is witness to all marriages. to allow two souls to merge into one and form a complementary and mutually supportive partnership. to have children and raise them in accordance with the Jewish tradition.
Why is marriage celebrated in Judaism?
A Jewish wedding is one of the cornerstones of the Jewish life cycle and as with all religions, is a great cause for celebration. It involves breaking a plate to symbolise the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem, as a reminder that even in the midst of celebration Jews still feel sadness for their loss.
Do Jews believe remarry?
Orthodox Jews only allow remarriage if the person wishing to remarry has a get from a rabbinic Bet Din. Reform Jews generally allow remarriage.