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A wedding should be as unique as the people in it.
Musicians and entertainers, carefully selected to best complement your personal style, the tastes of your family and guests, and the theme of your wedding will transform your special day into what you really want and deserve – a glorious event!
A wedding should be as seamless as the perfect gown.

The Shalom Band:
Based in South Florida, playing world-wide, and in demand everywhere; it doesn’t get any better than The Shalom Band.
We will provide you with the perfect music throughout your wedding and we'll accommodate your needs with flair and professionalism. With a basic lineup of drums, keyboard, percussion, guitarists, vocals premium sound and lighting equipment and our own engineers.

The Shalom Band has the power, the technique, and the experience required to deliver the show desired as soon as we’re hired. Our band includes the best musicians with flexible band configurations. For a fuller sound, and a bigger show, we can extend the lineup of musicians to include a horn section: a lone saxophone or the big brass tones of trumpet and trombones, or better yet, a clarinet!

Tal productions, featuring The Shalom Band offers you only the finest of musicians, performing under the direction of an experienced bandleader. Vocalists singing your favorite songs in their native language ensure both the success of your party and a lifetime of memories for you and your guests.

The Mazinka, or Kranzel Tanz, danced at the wedding of the youngest daughter, is a song about the joy of a father, and his gratitude for seeing such a glorious day. This is a circle dance with the Bride parents seated at center. The song, “Mazinka ois g’geben”, is in Yiddish or sometimes its in English sang happy birthday. When everybody is dancing around the parents celebrating their joyous day with them.

Before going to the Chuppah, some grooms will veil the bride. This is always an exciting part of the wedding because it is traditional for the bride and groom not to have seen each other for three days prior to the wedding. After the groom covers the bride's face with the veil, she will continue to stay veiled until the seven benedictions are read under the chuppah.The tradition of the groom veiling the bride is called "badeken." Badeken is a Yiddish word meaning "to cover over." Here the groom checks his bride to make sure he will marry the right woman. This tradition is based on the story of Yaacov, Rachel and Leah. Yaacov worked for Lavon for seven years to earn the right to marry Lavon's daughter Rachel. When it was time for the wedding, Lavon veiled his other daughter Leah and tricked Yaacov into marrying the wrong daughter. Yaacov had to work another seven years before Lavon would agree to give him his other daughter Rachel. After the badeken ceremony is over our musicians (usually the Trumpet and clarinet player) will Escort the groom and his mail friends and family dancing and singing to see the bride and take her to the Chuppah.

The Chuppa
The Chuppa is the marriage canopy that has been a part of Jewish weddings since biblical times. The tradition is commonly explained as symbol of the new home that the bride and groom are to establish.

The Ketubba
The Ketubbah is a legal contract detailing the responsibilities
of the bride and the groom.
The text of the ketubbah dates back more than 2,000 years.
The whole document or parts of it are read as part of every wedding ceremony.

The two cups of wine
At one time, there were two separate ceremonies involving the bride and the groom: one at the tome of the engagement and the second at the wedding ceremony itself. These two ceremonies have been combined for many centuries, but the separate blessings over the wine have remained. Sacred events in Jewish life are traditionally marked with a cup of wine and an accompanying benediction.

Seven Wedding Blessings
The second part of the ceremony consists of the Sheva B’rachot, “Seven Wedding Blessings.” These blessings celebrate the theme of creation and conclude with the blessings of the bride and groom. Together, they represent a prayer that the world should be as it was in the Garden of Eden – unified and at peace.

The breaking of the glass
The wedding concludes with the groom breaking a glass beneth his foot. This is a reminder, at the height of joy, of the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem and the subsequent suffering of the Jewish people. It is also a reminder that human relationships are fragile and must be treated with love and respect. Another interpretation is that like the irrevocable smashing of the glass, the marriage, too, is forever.

Mazal Tov
As far back as the Middle Ages, mazal tov (good luck) was the congratulatory expression shouted to the bride and groom.




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