We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

Umm al-Fahm couple, unable to hold large wedding due to virus, gives it all away

10 7 8
27.10.2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Umm al-Fahm residents Riham and Anas Aghbariya decided not to have the ostentatious wedding they’d hoped for when they were engaged last year.

“We planned a big wedding for more than a year, with lots of people who would join us…But because of coronavirus, we decided to do something more special,” Riham told Army Radio.

Rather than hold a massive and potentially infectious wedding party, Riham, a medical intern on her way to becoming a doctor, and Anas, a computer programmer, donated everything they would have spent on their marital celebration to charity, adding up to around 450 bags of non-perishable food.

Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up

“To avoid infection, we decided to do as small a celebration as possible. All the money which we had budgeted for our big wedding, we used for bags with........

© The Times of Israel


Get it on Google Play