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A Ketubah is much more than a simple marriage document. In as much as a wedding is so much more than a mere legal process, it is the binding of souls to each other and to God.
What is a Ketubah?
“Be my wife according to the Law of Moses and Israel. I faithfully promise that I will be a true husband to you, I will honour and cherish you, I will work for you, I will protect and support you and will provide all that is necessary for your sustenance, as it beseems a Jewish husband to do. I also take upon myself all such further obligations for your maintenance and happiness as are prescribed by our religious statute.”
And the said Bride has pledged her loyalty to him with affection and sincerity, thus taking upon herself the fulfilment of all duties incumbent upon a Jewish wife.
This covenant of marriage was duly executed and witnessed this day according to the usage of Israel and also conforms with the laws of the State
The above statement was revolutionary so many years ago. In a time when men and laws were barbaric to women, treating them as second rate citizens.
Should we not be proud to display this document to the everyone who comes into our homes? Should we not be proud to declare that we hold every line in the ketubah to be truthful and binding? We therefore strive at ketubah.co.za to produce high quality beautiful canvas prints for this very purpose. We can personalize your ketubah to match your decor, so that aesthetically it brings out the beauty of your home and future lives together as you both strive to build a home that reflects the Temple of Hashem. A home that Hashem puts his faith in as a bastion for the continued future of the Jewish People. A בית נאמן בישראל