Interfaith Ketubah Text
This text is suited for marriages in which one or both partners is not Jewish, or make fewer references to Jewish tradition, but rather convey building a home that will represent the joining of different heritages.
(Available in Hebrew and English or English-only versions)
On the day ______of the week, the _______day of _______, in the year________, ________________________,(son/daughter) of _______________________________ and ________________________,(son/daughter) of _____________________________ entered into the sacred covenant of marriage. With hearts full of joy and they stood before family and friends, gazed upon each other and declared: “I have found you, whom my soul loves. I bind myself to you, whom my heart desires utterly, passionately and selflessly. I vow to place you before all others, and nurture your mind, body and spirit. I will hold you dear to me and stand by your side in both joy and sorrow. I will dream your dreams and comfort you in times of challenge. May our love continue to grow from strength to strength and intertwine us through the years as we create our family together. We will make a home in which the flow of seasons and the passage of time are marked according to our traditions, [where the joy of children’s laughter rings in every room], and where we aid in the repairing and healing of the world. According to the rituals of marriage, I make you holy to me with this ring. May it be a sign of my love for the world to behold. I enter with you, my beloved, into this. My wonder and gratitude in finding you seals this document. We accept all of this as valid and binding.”
Bride _____________________________ Groom ____________________________
Witness ____________________________ Witness ____________________________