Interfaith Wedding Questions Answered by Rabbi Alpern





The following are the most frequently-asked questions by couples who are planning their  wedding ceremony:

Jewish InterFaith Wedding RabbiWhy work with Temple Shabbat Shalom?

Every couple deserves a personal Rabbi.

Do you officiate gay weddings?

Of course I do. As long as you’re a happy couple.

What about Jewish/Jewish?

Same answer as the previous question!

And i officiate Non/Jewish  Non/Jewish!

Do you officiate on Friday nights or the Sabbath?

Actually that’s the perfect time to get married.

What is the best way to contact you?

Call 518-893-0808 today.

What days won’t you officiate?

First day of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Passover Seder Evening.

Do you travel to officiate weddings?

I’ve traveled to London, France, Switzerland, Canada & the Bahamas. I also have officiated in California, Colorado, Michigan, Ohio, Connecticut, Vermont, Kentucky, New York and, in total, 30 of the 50 states.

Since you are retired, what do you suggest?

Call for a referral.

In some cases if you cannot find a rabbi i will consider officiating.

How are you unique?

We are here for you before and after your wedding at Temple Shabbat Shalom.


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