18th century Ketubah


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A Jewish wedding is a joyous occasion. The couple usually gets married underneath a huppah (canopy) which symbolises the home. It is traditional to sign a Ketubah as part of the wedding. A Ketubah is a marriage contract which outlines the responsibilities the couple has to each other.

Watch this animated film made by young people inspired by a Ketubah in the museum collection.

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