Most bizarre chuppah?

By Miriam Shaviv
August 24, 2010

The LA Times is running an amusing/horrifying story on the wild extravagance of Persian weddings in California, with many of the examples coming from the Jewish Persian community, which has a significant presence in Los Angeles.

I particularly liked the following detail:

Rabbi Zvi Dershowitz... recently attended a wedding in Las Vegas with 900 guests. At another wedding, he was shocked to find spinning helicopter-like propellers over the chuppa, a traditionally plain structure under which vows are exchanged.

Surely there are easier ways to keep the bride cool? Haven't they heard of airconditioning?



Tue, 08/24/2010 - 12:09

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Air conditioning? Outside? How would that work?

Miriam Shaviv

Tue, 08/24/2010 - 12:19

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Who said it was outside?


Wed, 08/25/2010 - 22:46

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Who said it was inside?


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