The Shabbos candle lighting campaign has yielded far-reaching results. One example from the
many reports we received: A little girl, five or six years old, attended a non-religious school in
Israel. One day, an older girl spoke to her class about the Mitzvah of Shabbos candles. She
taught them the blessings, and gave them candles and candlesticks to take home.
I have been through a lot in my life. I was a soldier in the Army for 20yrs. I was the Jewish Lay Leader at Every post. My first post was Ft.Drum, in up state N.Y. and I found a tutor named Rabbi Murray Staudmauer. He took my 17 year old wide Jewish eyes a day educated me. He followed the teachings of the Rebbe. I have drifted away from my Jewishness, and my family as well. In honor of the greatest men in my life, Rabbi Staudmauer and the Rebbe, this Shabbat we will Kindle the Shabbat Flame.
Patrick (Pesach) Smith Baytown
November 2, 2014
I light Shabbat Candles every friday night. Shalom.-