Ani l’dodi, v’dodi li

I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine – Song of Songs 6:3

You’re engaged and planning your wedding – Mazel Tov!

When you step under the Chuppah for the Kiddushin (betrothal) and the Nissuin (marriage) you are entering into a sacred relationship. The time leading up to your wedding day affords you the opportunity to meet with Rabbi Valerie to plan a ceremony built on tradition and tailored to your circumstances. It also allows you time to discover more about each other and plan how you will weave Judaism into your life together.


In 2004 Massachusetts led the states when our Marriage Equality law was passed. But the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the Union for Reform Judaism were well ahead of that with a series of resolutions in 1996, 1997 and 2000 affirming marriage equality within Reform Judaism. Temple Emanuel Sinai fully supports and celebrates marriage equality.

If you are interested in speaking with Rabbi Valerie about officiating at a wedding, please contact her at If you are an interfaith couple and are exploring your options, Rabbi Valerie will be happy to meet with you to help you on your journey.


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