Making it Legal: Married — again

Wednesday, Jan 31, 1945ketubah

What a strange day. Daddy came home from work early. Mommy was all dressed up when he came. She and Daddy bundled me up and we went to a synagogue. A rabbi performed a ceremony and then everyone signed a contract called a Ketuba. Daddy had two doctors come in to sign it. So Mommy and Daddy are married again! This is a lot different from their first marriage in Chicago by a Justice of the Peace. That one was legal but this one was religious. As soon as we got home, Daddy called his mother in Brooklyn and told her.

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