Kesuvos

Ketubot 17a: Wedding dances

Rabbi Yehudah bar Ilai would take a branch of myrtle and dance before the bride saying:  “A beautiful and charming bride.”

Rav Shmuel bar Rav Yitzchak would dance, juggling three myrtle branches. Rabbi Zeira said: “The elder is embarrassing us1.”

When Rav Shmuel bar Rav Yitzchak passed away, a…

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