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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Friday, January 18, 2019
Shevat 12, 5779
Light Candles at
4:20 PM
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Shevat 13, 5779
Shabbat Ends
5:40 PM
Friday, January 25, 2019
Shevat 19, 5779
Light Candles at
4:27 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Shevat 20, 5779
Shabbat Ends
5:46 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 40 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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