Cover Story&#8212Two Weddings, One Faith:

Chanie wore white and was covered from tiara to toe; Sela, in gold, was beribboned and barefoot. Shmuel wore a black suit and hat; Zak wore off-white wedding suit from India. When it comes to California Jewish Weddings, no two are alike.

California Marriage, Chassidic-style

California Marriage, Renewal-style

Alix Wall
Alix Wall

Alix Wall is a contributing editor to J. She is also the founder of the Illuminoshi: The Not-So-Secret Society of Bay Area Jewish Food Professionals and is writer/producer of a documentary-in-progress called "The Lonely Child."