ISRAEL: Roadside wedding announcements
Increasingly, kibbutzim and moshavim are using farming or industrial land to build celebration halls to accommodate demands for a more natural, greener setting for weddings. It is a booming industry.
Most out-of-town guests need instructions for finding the relatively remote locations, notices often posted on traffic signs, lampposts and trees along the way to the site.
These are a few outdoor wedding announcements spotted on a single day along a 1-mile stretch of road.
Israel doesn't have same-sex marriage. But with the increasing popularity of unisex names in Israel, some of the signs leave you wondering.
-- Batsheva Sobelman in Jerusalem
Photo: Mishmash of wedding announcements west of Jerusalem. Credit: Batsheva Sobelman / Los Angeles Times.
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