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The chatan, followed by the kallah, are usually escorted to the chuppah by their respective sets of parents.

After the bridegroom declares, "Behold, thou art consecrated to me with this ring, according to the law of Moses and Israel," the bride does not respond.

Rabbi's will not officiate at the marriage of a Jew and a non-Jew.

Next comes the badeken, the veiling of the kallah by the chatan.

The veil symbolizes the idea of modesty and conveys the lesson that however attractive physical appearances may be, the soul and character are paramount.

The wedding ceremony takes place under the chuppah (canopy), a symbol of the home that the new couple will build together.

It is open on all sides, just as Abraham and Sarah had their tent open all sides to welcome people in unconditional hospitality.

Before the ceremony, the bridegroom may celebrate with his friends by eating and drinking items on a special table, called a chassans tisch.

Brides often circle their bridegrooms three or seven times when they come under the chuppah, from the verse "A woman shall go around a man." (Jeremiah ).

Just as the world was built in seven days, the kallah is figuratively building the walls of the couple's new world together.

The number seven also symbolizes the wholeness and completeness that they cannot attain separately.

This increases the anticipation and excitement of the event.

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