While Ashkenazi and Sephardic weddings share the same basic framework, customs among the two groups vary widely. From the Shabbat Chatan to the mikvah (ritual immersion), and from henna parties to chuppah styles, each community celebrates this auspicious occasion with its own unique style.

Chapters:
00:00 Intro
00:32 The Ashkenazi aufruf vs. the Sephardic Shabbat chatan
01:35 The mikvah
02:32 The Sephardic henna celebration
03:56 Ashkenazi fasting vs. Sephardic feasting
05:27 When to veil
06:27 The chuppah
07:02 Alone time in the yichud room
07:56 Varying Jewish wedding customs across the world

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