Scotland is a very popular place for weddings, whether you live in Scotland or not. Madonna and Paul McCartney are just two celebrities who married in Scotland. Great venues and beautiful countryside are just two reasons to consider getting married in Scotland. One great Jewish Wedding venue in Scotland is Crieff Hydro , a 900 acres estate built over 140 years ago and also the beautiful venue of Dundas Castle.
If you are looking for a city hotel with a modern twist on tradition, look no further than the stunning Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow. Victorian architecture, ornate pillars and chandeliers, and a landmark building and location set the tone for an incredible wedding day in Glasgow.
One of the newest and most beautiful of luxury wedding venues is the Trump Turberry in Ayrshire. Set on Scotland’s southwest coast, with views over the ocean, this is a five star resort with everything the bride and groom could wish for.
Most of the Jewish population in Scotland reside in Edinburgh, Glasgow and to a lesser extent Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands. Scotland’s Jewish population continues to be predominantly urban – especially based in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
If you are getting married in Scotland or considering a Jewish Wedding in Scotland, please do remember that many of the specialist Jewish suppliers such as bands, toastmasters as well as rabbi’s will travel to attend your simcha.
The Scottish Council of Jewish communities http://www.scojec.org/ is the representative body of all the Jewish communities in Scotland. Scojec represent the Jewish community in Scotland to government and other statutory and official bodies, monitor the Scottish Parliament and liaise with MSPs and others on matters affecting the Jewish community. They will also be able to advise on Synagogues across Scotland to arrange your Chuppah.
Did you know? The Jewish tartan was designed in March 2008 by Brian Wilton for Rabbi Mendel Jacobs of Glasgow and certified by the Scottish Tartans Authority. The tartan’s colours are blue, white, silver, red and gold. According to Jacobs: “The blue and white represent the colours of the Scottish and Israeli flags, with the central gold line representing the gold from the Biblical Tabernacle, the Ark of the Covenant and the many ceremonial vessels … the silver is from the decorations that adorn the Scroll of Law and the red represents the traditional red Kiddush wine.
Trump Turnberry – Luxury resort – ideal for Jewish Weddings.
Grand Central Hotel is a stunning hotel in Glasgow, perfect for Jewish Weddings.