On Monday, there was a standing room only in Jerusalem as the heir to one of the most well known Jewish ultra orthodox families tied the knot with his bride in front of around 25000 guests. 18 year old Shalom Rokeach and his nineteen year old bride Hannah Batya Penet, toed the knot in front of the invitees. Some of the guests were so far that they required binoculars to see the wedding ceremony.
Mr Rokeach is the Hasidic Belz Rebbe dynasty leader’s grandson. It is an old aristocratic family which has its roots in the fourteenth Century Poland. More than that he is the only male heir to the ancient dynasty, and one day he is expected to led the community, which is one of the largest in Judaism.
The huge wedding ceremony lasted till dawn. Police in Jerusalem were forced to close some roads in the area. The marriage was also a huge social gathering for Belz Rebbe, with several members of the section from all across the world arrived in Israel for the wedding event.
The bride, sporting a diamond encrusted traditional white wedding attire dress, was kept in veil throughout the whole wedding ceremony, after she was being escorted to see her husband by the female family members. In several areas of orthodox Jewish society, female and male guests were kept separate.
Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston is now busy promoting her new production venture called – Call Me Crazy. And in the midst of all these, her wedding rumor is still there and she had stated that she has not picked up her marriage dress yet. Jennifer Aniston is also working on a Daniel Schechter directed film in Connecticut and the work is yet to be finished.
Recently, when a leading news house questioned her regarding her marriage dress during the premiere of her television film, the former Friends star told that she has not bought her wedding dress yet. Her film called Call Me Crazy is actually a compilation of short films that deal with the stigmatised issue of mental health.
She told that these are the things which fulfill you, these are the things that you wake up and are excited about. It is not that you do not feel that way about other things, but this feels like he is making a contribution in a bigger way. It is a different feeling and she feel lucky that she could do this.
Speaking about Hollywood celebs, we must also say that George Lucas is all set tie the knot with Mellody Hobson, his longtime girlfriend, on 29th June. The wedding ceremony will take place at the Chicago Peninsula Hotel. Star Wars creator Lucas got engaged to Mellody in January this year. In late 2012, Lucas hit the newspapers for selling Lucasfilm to Disney for US$ 4.05 billion.