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Traditionally, before a husband betroths his wife he says, "Harei at mekudeshet li btabaat zuzo kdat moshe vyisrael."

Is this language necessary in halacha or standardized by tradition (minhag)? If not necessary, what are the required ingredients for the statement to be halachically binding?

Traditionally, before a husband betroths his wife he says, "Harei at mekudeshet li btabaat zu kdat moshe vyisrael."

Is this language necessary in halacha or standardized by tradition (minhag)? If not necessary, what are the required ingredients for the statement to be halachically binding?

Traditionally, before a husband betroths his wife he says, "Harei at mekudeshet li btabaat zo kdat moshe vyisrael."

Is this language necessary in halacha or standardized by tradition (minhag)? If not necessary, what are the required ingredients for the statement to be halachically binding?

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language of betrothal at wedding

Traditionally, before a husband betroths his wife he says, "Harei at mekudeshet li btabaat zu kdat moshe vyisrael."

Is this language necessary in halacha or standardized by tradition (minhag)? If not necessary, what are the required ingredients for the statement to be halachically binding?