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After decades after observing what goes on, it seems that the order of Kibudim varies by community. While most people treat מסדר קידושין as the top Kibbud, sometimes it belongs to the local Rabbi, irrelevant of who else is in attendance. Spot number 2 has 3 contenders: קריאת כתובה, First 2 ברכות and Last Bracha. There's another Kibud (location dependent) ...


I have seen people wearing a coat over a kittel at an indoor wedding. When I asked, I was told that it is a matter of modesty. The chosson is not claiming an 'exalted' status that might be implied by wearing the kittel. I was not given a source for this.


Whether Asher Bara may be said at meals during the three days seems to be a dispute between the Tur and the Shulchan Aruch. The Beit Shemuel (EH 62 sk 14) rules to say it while the Aruch HaShulchan (62:42) rules not to. All agree that the special wedding Zimmun is to be used (Shulchan Aruch EH 62:13). A Minyan and Panim Chadashot are never required for ...


Per Nitei Gavriel Nisuin 1 17:7:13 the source of מי אדיר is Sefer Birchas Hamazon Dierenfort 452, Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 147:65 Per Yismach Lev page 82 the source of מיבן שיח is Machzor Vitri 325.

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