Persian Jews Crashing Weddings

Since you didn't get a wedding post from me this week, here is an interesting article written by a woman I went to graduate school with. She's talking about Persian Jewish weddings, but I think this tradition of going to strangers' weddings is not uncommon in many non-western cultures.Here is one interesting aspect of culture clash: Relatively speaking, our wedding was to be a small affair, about 400 people, a mere get-together really. (Later our Iranian guests commended us on our "simple" … [Read more...]


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