Rabbi Rayzel at the Podium Raphael Rabbi Rayzel Raphael specializes in meaningful and joyous opposite sex and same sex weddings in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Valley area. Each couple's wedding/commitment ceremony is unique and should reflect the personalities of the bride and groom. Weddings are soul binding ceremonies resonating with the depth and joy of that commitment. Let her coach you to create the wedding you want.

Creative ... mystical ... feminist ... funny ... wise ... compassionate ... unorthodox ...

I will guide you through:

  • The steps of the Jewish wedding
  • Issues of family dynamics
  • Creating a personalized covenant of love to help prepare you for the ceremony AND the marriage

Brides Magazine: a Jewish/Chinese Wedding

Colorful Fall WeddingRead an article about a creative Jewish/Chinese wedding I officiated.

For more in depth information about my weddings see my wedding site.

For reviews from couples who have been married by me see my section in Wedding Wire.


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or call 215-237-2955