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Gallery: A glimpse inside a Hasidic Jewish wedding

Levi and Mushky's marriage was arranged and the bride's aunt acted as the matchmaker.
Levi and Mushky's marriage was arranged and the bride's aunt acted as the matchmaker. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
Matchmaking is considered similar to the types of services that dating apps can offer.
Matchmaking is considered similar to the types of services that dating apps can offer. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
One common misconception is that brides shave off their hair before their wedding.
One common misconception is that brides shave off their hair before their wedding. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
The bride and groom face one another just before the wedding after not seeing each other for a week.
The bride and groom face one another just before the wedding after not seeing each other for a week. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
The groom covers the brides face with a veil to show he is getting married for reasons besides beauty.
The groom covers the brides face with a veil to show he is getting married for reasons besides beauty. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
The bride's face is covered to emphasize that marriage is not for beauty.
The bride's face is covered to emphasize that marriage is not for beauty. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
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The bride and groom stand under a canopy during the wedding, which is where the soul reunites and the two become one being.
The bride and groom stand under a canopy during the wedding, which is where the soul reunites and the two become one being. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
According to Hasidic custom, there were two souls that were one before coming to earth and a wedding celebrates their reunion.
According to Hasidic custom, there were two souls that were one before coming to earth and a wedding celebrates their reunion. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
Marriage celebrates the union of two individuals and is especially important in the Hasidic tradition.
Marriage celebrates the union of two individuals and is especially important in the Hasidic tradition. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
During the marriage ceremony, the wedding party circles around the groom seven times.
During the marriage ceremony, the wedding party circles around the groom seven times. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
The groom is accompanied by his wedding party to the reception.
The groom is accompanied by his wedding party to the reception. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
The canopy is very symbolic in Jewish weddings.
The canopy is very symbolic in Jewish weddings. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
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It's under the canopy that a soul is reunited in marriage.
It's under the canopy that a soul is reunited in marriage. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
As Hasidic marriages are considered religious events, the men and women are separated, even at the reception.
As Hasidic marriages are considered religious events, the men and women are separated, even at the reception. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
The bride dances with her guests at the wedding.
The bride dances with her guests at the wedding. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
Hasidic weddings are joyous affairs, filled with dancing.
Hasidic weddings are joyous affairs, filled with dancing. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
Children are included in all the celebrations.
Children are included in all the celebrations. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
After the wedding ceremony, the party begins.
After the wedding ceremony, the party begins. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
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An intimate and joy-filled glimpse of Levi and Mushky's Hasidic wedding in Montreal.
An intimate and joy-filled glimpse of Levi and Mushky's Hasidic wedding in Montreal. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
Generations dance together at a Hasidic wedding in Montreal.
Generations dance together at a Hasidic wedding in Montreal. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval
Dancing plays a joy-filled role in Jewish weddings for everyone.
Dancing plays a joy-filled role in Jewish weddings for everyone. Sebastien Gagnon-Dorval

Global News had exclusive access to one of the Hasidic Jews’ most traditional ceremonies: marriage.

Take a look at these intimate and joy-filled photos from Levi and Mushky’s wedding in Montreal.

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