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Marriage in the Bible – Part 6: The Honeymoon

This Sunday, my wife and I completed the one-year re-enactment of our “mini-moon”, the one day honeymoon that we took immediately after our wedding. (A more elaborate honeymoon was reserved for later in the year when we could both take time off of work.) Our mini-moon was to a lovely bed-and-breakfast in Rockport, Massachusetts and our trip back there this weekend was only slightly marred by the unseasonably awful New England weather. (Snow? In October? Can we move to Florida?)

In light of spending the weekend relaxing with my wife, I’ve been reflecting on one of the nicer traditions in the Torah around marriage: the honeymoon. Read on.

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