Destination Weddings In Israel


Destination weddings are gaining popularity as couples seek out unique ways to celebrate their big day – and destination weddings in Israel offer the weather, variety, and style that brides and grooms from just about anywhere are sure to enjoy.

People come to get married in Israel from all over the world, and the types of weddings I have had the pleasure to document run the gamut from Jewish weddings, to Christian weddings, to interfaith and commitment ceremonies.

Israel offers a few distinct advantages to brides and grooms looking to tie the knot here:

Weather is almost never a consideration! While Israel certainly has ups and downs in other aspects of its being, weddings can take place here year-round without too much worrying about hitting extreme weather conditions of any kind.

While Israelis tend to take their surroundings for granted, visitors are appreciative of the amazing history, great views, and relatively quick and easy access to a variety of environments and venues. Israel is a small country, and the beaches of Tel Aviv are less than an hour from Jerusalem; desert views can be found just a little over an hour south of Tel Aviv; and if you are in it for the “long-haul,” a two-hour plus drive from Tel Aviv can get you all the way to Israel’s northern border which is replete with wineries, romantic cabins, and a wealth of beautiful locations including Rosh Pina, the Sea of Galilee, and the Golan Heights.

For Jewish and Christian visitors to Israel, just about everywhere you turn reveals some historical and religious meaning that adds an extra dimension to your celebration as well as providing your guests with top notch-tourist destinations in almost any local you plan to hold the ceremony.

Planning a destination wedding in Israel is a great way to create a special memory, unite family, and connect to roots. However, a few words of caution to the uninitiated in Israel’s religious bureaucracy: for Jewish couples planning to get married in Israel (and wishing to do so through the Israeli rabbinate), I invite you to take a look at this guide on the subject.

See how couples from around the world have chosen to celebrate their destination wedding in Israel in the collection of galleries below. Questions about how they did it? Contact me for more info.