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What’s striking about Fay and Herman Zeller’s wedding photograph on display at the Jewish Museum of Maryland is what viewers don’t see.
The photo, taken on July 15, 1947, is a close-up of the smiling couple.
“But when they are, choices have to be made or a compromise has to be reached.”“Just Married!
” is divided into five sections: family and community involvement; wedding “rules” and etiquette; obstacles on the way to the chuppah; Maryland’s robust wedding business; and how couples use and reuse objects from their weddings.
To learn more about how JCADA helps teens build healthy relationships through our AWARE® workshops, check out their website: awarenow.org!At another table, museumgoers must follow complicated and apparently contradictory rules to devise a seating arrangement that won’t tick off the warring families of the newlyweds. Every time Ruth Bloch's favorite uncle traveled from his native Yugoslavia to visit her in the United States, he struck her as one of the gentlest, most thoughtful, most optimistic people she had ever met. She wrote in an etiquette book from 1922 that the task of supplying a new bride with pretty negligees and underwear should be undertaken not by the bridesmaids (who could provide other parts of the trousseau), but by the engaged girl’s mother:“The various undress garments which are to be worn in her room or at the breakfast table, and for the sole admiration of her husband, are of far greater importance than the dresses and hats to be worn in public,” Post wrote in a guidebook included in the exhibit.(For instance, the bride’s and groom’s parents must be seated at tables containing mostly their own relatives, but each table must include members from both families.) Every time Ruth Bloch's favorite uncle traveled from his native Yugoslavia to visit her in the United States, he struck her as one of the gentlest, most thoughtful, most optimistic people she had ever met. Societal rules also played a part in selecting the shimmery wedding dress made of gold sateen with a matching clutch purse that Ruth Guyes wore when she married Theodore “Teedles” Berman on Nov. Gold might seem like an unconventional fashion choice.Learn about Maryland’s Achieving a Better Life Experience(ABLE) Act, to help people with a qualifying disability save money.The Jewish Federation, in partnership with JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services and JCRC, is proud to offer a free Information Session for Maryland’s Achieving a Better Life Experience(ABLE) Act (HB431), which Governor Hogan signed into action in April 2016.