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Witnesses at a wedding for what parts are they necessary and why

Witnesses at a wedding for what parts are they necessary and why (reason/Source Specifically: I was taught that witnesses are necessary for the kiddushin,. **why? (To acquire other things witnesses ...
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Does the chuppah need to be completely open on all 4 sides?

Most weddings I have seen have the chuppah open on all 4 sides. Last night, when I attended a wedding, I noticed that the "far" side was covered with a curtain. (i.e. the ark is at the front of the ...
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Why does the Chatan arrive first to the Chuppa?

At every wedding I have attended, I have seen that the Chattan (groom) arrives at the chuppah before the kallah (bride). Is this a halachic requirement? Please provide both a source as well as the ...
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Learning at chuppa [closed]

Attending chuppahs in general seems to be a waste of time... Admittedly this may be a somewhat hashkafic question as opposed to halachic, but is it right, fitting or polite to learn from a pocket ...
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Must the color of the Chuppah cloth be white?

I've only seen white cloth Chuppahs. Is there a limitation to what kind of cloths and colors can be used for a Chuppah?
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Is it forbidden to have a wedding by the koisel (western wall)?

Someone told me that I can't get married by the koisel. Is this true? If yes what is the reason, (religious (then sources please) or practical...)?
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Are there any halachic reccomendations or prohibitions regarding the shape or form of a chuppah?

I have been to various weddings having different structures and shapes to the chuppah (wedding canopy). Among the more notable chuppot that I have seen are: a plain white cloth on wooden poles held ...