Sephardi-Ashkenazi weddings

My Big, Fat, Mixed-Union Wedding

She’s Ashkenazi, he’s Sephardi: what’s a couple to do?

Israel Correspondent
04/05/2011

Jerusalem — When Debbie Miller and her then-boyfriend, Ofer Valkurlker, decided to marry, they knew their wedding would be a fusion of east and west. Miller is American-born and Ashkenazi while Valkurlker, who is a member of the B’nei Menashe community, was born in India.

A well-planned cross-cultural wedding sheds a positive spotlight on both cultures. Michele Chabin
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