FAQ: Links to Wedding Officiants and Wedding Resources

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Wedding officiants and celebrants

  • Cantor Beth Garfinkle Hancock - Beth performs weddings and baby namings as well as b'nai mitzvah home schooling and ceremonies. Trained in both the Reform and Conservative Jewish traditions, Beth (aka Batyah) has a special place in her heart for modern families, new ideas and interfaith love. Based out of NJ but will travel.
  • Rabbi Claire M. Green - Thirty years experience officiating and coofficiating for any and all who need a rabbi committed to their vision and needs at the time of the wedding and in all of the life cycle ceremonies.
  • Eclectic Unions - (New Jersey) Custom wedding ceremonies by celebrant & non-denominational minister Jessie Blum. All religions, backgrounds, traditions, and ideas are honored and respected.
  • Cindy Matchett - (Massachusetts) An artist and mom and celebrant officiant who supports couples in finding their own voices in the midst of wedding chaos, and in creating personal wedding experiences. Originated the new tradition of the Foundation Covenant for same-sex couples, which I am proud to offer.
  • Interfaith 4 You - Reverend Kessler and Rabbi Paris are a married couple who perform interfaith wedding ceremonies together and individually

Wedding Resources and Services

  • Advah Designs - Sarah makes some of the most original and artistic chuppahs I have ever seen. Highly recommended.
  • The Wedding Yentas - an online community of brides, grooms, vendors, and well, yentas, who come to learn and dish all about weddings.
  • Offbeat Bride - A great website and resource that provides "positive encouragement to couples who are trying to retain their identities through the drama and pressure of wedding planning." I am a proud Featured Vendor.
  • 14 Stories - (Boston, Massachusetts) A full service Event and Wedding Planners, who does Organic Weddings, Nontraditional Weddings, Special Events, and Private Parties. Originated the new tradition of the Foundation Covenant for same-sex couples, which I am proud to offer.
  • Ketubah Tree - Michelle is a painter who creates beautiful ketubot from her intricate amd stylized paintings of trees and nature.

Ketubah information and accessories

Fine art Judaica

  • Laura Cowan - Her silver menorahs, mezuzot, sedar plates and more are simply amazing.
  • Marit Meisler - Beautiful Judaica made out of cement.
  • Steven Bronstein - A blacksmith who makes raw, elegant menorahs. I bought our own menorah from him.

Interfaith organizations

Add your link - If you are a wedding professional who provides a unique product or service, and would like to have your link added to this resource page, please contact me.