We had the chance to change our habits. But we forgot everything

In the culture I grew up in, weddings are big, flashy events and an opportunity to impress. It’s not only about a large number of guests, but also in the standard of hospitality. Parents are considered as the real organizers and as the ones who invite the guests. There is a whole mathematics of “who can be offended if not invited” which creates ridiculous situations in which people that hardly know each other are invited to each other’s weddings.
In addition, nobody wants to be perceived as miser, so too many families have to pretend they are very rich and very…

Yoram Schaffer

Digital film distributor and founder of Movie Discovery VOD platform, QuickRights and Movies Everywhere . A former documentary filmmaker.

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