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Why We Break the Glass at Jewish Weddings

By BimBam (formerly G-dcast)

Sure it’s fun to break things, but that’s not the only reason that we break aglass at Jewish weddings! There are many different interpretations of this tradition. Watch this video to learn about three of these interpretations.


BimBam (formerly G-dcast) is a new media studio making Jewish videos, apps and animated series that are joyful, empowering introductions to Jewish ideas and life for kids & adults. To learn more about BimBam (formerly G-dcast), visit http://www.bimbam.com

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