"B'echad," the word beneath the traditional crown found on many antique Ketubot, means "in unity." It also begins the text with the date, indicating the first day of the week. Therefore, this design may be used only for ceremonies taking place from Saturday at sunset, after Shabbat, to Sunday at sunset. The quote, reiterating the theme of the couple's oneness, is from "Rad Halylah," an Israeli folksong. The blue eye "Ayin Harah," is the symbolic protection against evil, one of the symbols surrounding the traditional Shabbath ceremonial objects. Each has its own English interpretation.
20" x 16"
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