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Candle-Lighting Times for Shabbat & Holidays

Brooklyn, NY 11213 Change
Candle Lighting is 18 mins. before sunset  |  -5 GMT
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Shabbat ends
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Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Eve of First day Shavuot
Sivan 5, 5771
Light Holiday Candles at
8:06 PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Eve of Second day Shavuot
Sivan 6, 5771
Light Holiday Candles after
9:15 PM
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Sivan 7, 5771
Holiday Ends
9:16 PM
Friday, June 10, 2011
Sivan 8, 5771
Light Candles at
8:08 PM
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Sivan 9, 5771
Shabbat Ends
9:17 PM
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About Candle-Lighting
It is considered a great mitzvah and responsibility to honor the Sabbath by lighting candles 18 minutes before sunset on Friday evening. This unique commandment, entrusted to the Jewish woman, is rich with meaning and purpose.
In memory of
Hillel ben Avrohom
and Pessa bat Yehuda
Welcome to our candle-lighting section, where you will find the details and practicalities of lighting Shabbat candles, along with the meaning, spirituality and power of doing so . . .
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