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Candle-Lighting Times for Shabbat & Holidays

Chicago, IL 60614 Change
Candle Lighting is 20 mins. before sunset  |  -6 GMT  |  DST in effect
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Friday, April 19, 2019
Nissan 14, 5779
Light Shabbat / Holiday Candles at
7:16 PM
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Nissan 15, 5779
Light Holiday Candles after
8:21 PM
from a pre-existing flame
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Nissan 16, 5779
Holiday Ends
8:22 PM
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Nissan 20, 5779
Light Holiday Candles at
7:23 PM
Friday, April 26, 2019
Nissan 21, 5779
Light Shabbat / Holiday Candles at
7:24 PM
from a pre-existing flame
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Nissan 22, 5779
Shabbat / Holiday Ends
8:30 PM
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Caution: Shabbat candles must be lit before sunset. It's a desecration of the Shabbat to light candles after sunset.

Shabbat candle lighting times listed are 20 minutes before sunset, however please allow yourself enough time to perform this time-bound mitzvah at the designated time; do not wait until the last minute.

Click to learn more about Shabbat and Holiday candle lighting.

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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