The newlyweds performed their first dance for the groom’s grandparents, who had never danced at their wedding. Samantha Estepa, a 26-year-old criminal defense attorney from Hicksville, New York, and her current husband, 27-year-old Zachary Graff, married on April 2, 2022. During the evening reception, the couple decided to get the attention of Zachary’s grandparents.
instead Elaine and Morton. When Elaine and Morton got married 65 years ago, they couldn’t do their first dance because they sat on Shiva after their mother died before they got married. Shiva is a time of mourning for Jews after the death of a family member, and those who mourn for seven days are not allowed to participate in the festivities, including dancing.