My Big Fat Jewish Wedding

One-Stop Shopping For The Chupah-Bound

From wedding gowns to wigs, Jewish bridal fair for Orthodox draws more than 400 to Brooklyn banquet hall.

12/06/2011
Special To The Jewish Week

After a warm-up joke about mothers-in-law, Rabbi Yehoshua Werde, in beard and black hat, extolled the institution of marriage.

“It’s the centerpiece of Jewish life. Marriage and married life are on a pedestal in our tradition,” he said from the stage of Grand Prospect Hall in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. “There’s no greater act than the act of marriage.”

The scene at My Big Fat Jewish Wedding Expo at Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn.  photos by: Yossi Percia
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