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Rabbi Reuben Modek

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$1,700 Typical Price

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$1,700 Typical Price

Shalom and greetings from us, Rabbi Reuben Modek and Cantor Adam Feder. Based in Nyack, New York, we officiate beautiful ceremonies inspired by each couple's unique needs and values. You may desire a destination wedding in Israel or elsewhere or select to have your ceremony close to home. Congratulations on taking this special step in your relationship. We will sensitively and joyfully serve as your guide(s) through the wedding process, from planning to the big day itself. We take time to get to know you so we can curate an unforgettable ceremony. For us, planning your wedding is a co-creative process ultimately guided by both of you. Rooted in Jewish tradition and with an open heart to the uniqueness of each couple, we look forward to celebrating your love and commitment with a ceremony that is right for you - traditional, interfaith, same-sex, or spiritual. Cantor Feder, who is also a licensed Interfaith Minister, and Rabbi Modek, both possess academic counseling credentials. We offer you the option for marriage empowerment sessions (pre-marital counseling). Either way, we are committed to being right there with you to match your style and needs. While this dynamic duo loves officiating together, it will be your choice whether to have one of us or both of us as your officiant.

If you are considering a destination wedding in Israel or elsewhere, we have you covered. Rabbi Reuben spends summers in Israel and loves traveling. Some of our couples have invited us to help celebrate their growing families with baby naming ceremonies, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and more. We can’t wait to hear from you and look forward to being there for you.

Additionally, “The Shul Band”, Cantor Adam’s virtuoso world music ensemble, is available for your wedding reception and party. Feel free to ask us about our package deal.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$1,700

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$1,700

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$850

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$175

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What services do you provide?

Premarital Counseling
Bilingual

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Buddhist
Earth-Based
Jewish
No Denomination

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

30-60 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

NY

What languages do you speak?

English
Hebrew
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    Excellent - highly recommended!

    Rabbi Reuben was phenomenal. We helped us have the most perfect ceremony, and was extremely informative and communicative about everything not just on the day — but leading up to our wedding. We wanted to bring religion into our ceremony in a way that resonated with us — and Rabbi Reuben really understood that and tailored our ceremony around what we wanted. We spoke several times before, and he really cared to learn about us as a couple and did an excellent job at helping us understand how the day would go. Super friendly and insightful, and the day was great and personal thanks to the Rabbis touch.
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    Great Rabbi, very gracious!

    Rabbi Modek was just the man for the job. We were not particularly religious, but wanted to have a traditional and beautiful Jewish ceremony. We hoped for a rabbi who felt personal and interested in us as a couple, but not too religious. Rabbi Modek met with us in person, and also had multiple phone calls and emails with us to discuss and personalize the ceremony. He was always prepared for any questions we had, reliable, and a pleasure to work with. The actual ceremony was perfect - the right mix of poignant, personal, humorous, and traditional. We'd highly recommend Rabbi Modek!
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    Rabbi Reuben Modek is awesome!

    We had Rabbi Reuben lead our wedding ceremony and he exceeded any expectation that we had. He is extremely professional and has a passion for being of service to his clients.
    Rabbi Reuben met with us several times before the wedding and helped us to craft a service that was meaningful and grounded in Jewish traditions, yet open minded with elements of a few other cultures that were important to us.
    We truly felt that Rabbi Reuben "just gets us". He added the missing element that we were craving to complete our wedding and make it uniquely ours.
    Since our wedding, Rabbi Reuben has become an integral part of our lives and continues to be our Rabbi for life cycle events.
    Simply put, Rabbi Reuben is a gift and a blessing to anyone that he serves!
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Rabbi Modek has dual ordination from Aleph Alliance For Jewish Renewal, and the Academy For Jewish Religion. For two decades he has conducted local and destination wedding, bar/t mitzvah, and baby naming ceremonies for independent Jewish and interfaith families. A native Israeli, and graduate of Haifa University School of Social Work, he is the founder director of Hebrew Learning Circles. Rabbi Modek, a certified WIT Group facilitator, he runs men’s support groups and counseling. Combining multidisciplinary skill sets, Rabbi Modek leads inclusive, meaningful, creative, and joyful ceremonies.

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