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JEWISH WEDDING CUSTOM

AT JEWISH WEDDINGS IT IS A CUSTOM FOR THE BRIDE AND
GROOM TO DRINK OUT OF A FINE WINE GLASS, THEN PLACE
THIS GLASS ON THE FLOOR TO BE CRUSHED BY THE GROOM.
HOWEVER, TODAY, USUALLY A GLASS OF LESS QUALITY IS
PLACED ON THE FLOOR IN THE STEAD OF THE FINE WINE
GLASS USED TO DRINK OUT OF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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AFTER A JEWISH WEDDING CEREMONY, THE GROOM STEPS ON,
AND SHOULD BREAK, A WINE GOBLET FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

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AT A JEWISH WEDDING THE BRIDE AND GROOM DRINK WINE
OUT OF THE SAME GOBLET AND THEN THE GROOM CRUSHES
THE GOBLET WITH HIS HEEL TO SYMBOLIZE THE OLD WAY
OF LIFE AND THE NEW LIFE THEY ARE TO SHARE TOGETHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

Date learned: 03-30-1968

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THE JEWISH PEOPLE CELEBRATE THEIR MARRIAGE BY
DRINKING OF WINE PRESENTED THEM BY THE RABBI AND
THEN BREAKING THE GLASS AND CRUSHING IT ON THE
FLOOR.

Submitter comment: OBSERVED DURING CHILDHOOD

Where learned: NOT GIVEN ; DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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TOWARDS THE END OF A JEWISH WEDDING CEREMONY, THE
GROOM IS GIVEN A CHAMPAGNE GLASS THAT IS WRAPPED
UP IN FANCY PAPER. HE STEPS ON IT AND IF HE BREAKS
IT, IT'S GOOD LUCK FOR THE COUPLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

Date learned: 02-05-1971

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AT JEWISH WEDDINGS THE BRIDE AND GROOM DRINK FROM
A GLASS GOBLET. THE GROOM DRINKS FIRST TO SHOW HIS
AUTHORITY OVER THE BRIDE. THE BRIDE DRINKS SECOND
TO SHOW HER SUBMISSION TO HER HUSBAND. THEN THE
GROOM SMASHES THE GOBLET UNDER HIS FOOT SO THAT NO
ONE ELSE MAY DRINK FROM IT, SYMBOLIZING THAT NO
PERSON SHALL COME BETWEEN THIS COUPLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHGATE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

Date learned: 10-00-1971

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AT A JEWISH WEDDING, WHEN BOTH BRIDE AND GROOM DRINK
FROM THE SAME WINE GLASS, THEY THROW IT ON THE
FLOOR, STEP ON IT, AND GRIND IT INTO THE FLOOR TO
MAKE THEIR MARRIAGE SUCCESSFUL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

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THERE IS A JEWISH CUSTOM THAT AFTER THE BRIDE AND GROOM
DRINK THE WINE DURING THE CEREMONY, THE GROOM THROWS
THE GLASS DOWN AND STEPS ON IT. THE NUMBER OF
PIECES THAT THE GLASS BREAKS INTO IS SAID TO BE THE
NUMBER OF YEARS OF HAPPINESS THEY WILL HAVE TOGETHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Stepping on wine glass

Date learned: 10-30-1970

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