NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mazel tov!

The first ever “Big Fat Jewish Wedding Expo” was held in Park Slope Tuesday to help hundreds of stressed-out couples plan their wedding day celebrations.

1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon Reports From The Expo

On hand at Brooklyn’s Grand Prospect Hall were prospective rabbis, wedding singers, bands, photographers, caterers, gown makers and even a resident psychologist offering tips on how to manage pre-wedding stress.

Also, observant Jewish women, who must cover their hair after marriage, were able to shop for high-end wigs priced up to $5,000.

The expo also featured a runway fashion show showing off modest bridal gowns in accordance with Jewish law and men’s kapotes.

Big Fat Jewish Wedding Expo ad. (credit: Handout)

Avi Werde, 23, decided to launch the event to help couples cut down on preparation time and offer them a one-stop spot for all their wedding needs.

“Brides and grooms will be able to build their dream wedding from the ground up, all in one evening. the interactive experience will take away the guessing, so you will know exactly what you’ll be getting” said Werde.

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Comments (4)
  1. Huh says:

    Is this really news?? Com’on CBS…

  2. Pulled Pork Sliders, please. says:

    Hopefully they will have the Ham, Cheese and Mayo Canapes that are just slightly toasted on the menu. They are delicious.

  3. S a n t aC l a u s says:

    Who cares.

  4. it's good to know says:

    Check out the Jewish Wedding Site on It will definitely enrich your Jewish wedding experience.

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