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Candle-Lighting Times for Shabbat & Holidays

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Candle Lighting is 40 mins. before sunset  |  +2 GMT
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Shabbat begins
 minutes before sunset
Shabbat ends
 minutes after sunset
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 minutes before sunset
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Friday, June 22, 2018
Tammuz 9, 5778
Light Candles at
7:08 PM
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Tammuz 10, 5778
Shabbat Ends
8:30 PM
Friday, June 29, 2018
Tammuz 16, 5778
Light Candles at
7:09 PM
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Tammuz 17, 5778
Shabbat Ends
8:31 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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