Candle-Lighting Times for Shabbat & Holidays

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Candle Lighting is 40 mins. before sunset  |  +2 GMT  |  DST in effect
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Shabbat ends
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Friday, September 21, 2018
Tishrei 12, 5779
Light Candles at
5:57 PM
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Tishrei 13, 5779
Shabbat Ends
7:12 PM
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Tishrei 14, 5779
Light Holiday Candles at
5:55 PM
Monday, September 24, 2018
Tishrei 15, 5779
Holiday Ends
7:10 PM
Friday, September 28, 2018
Tishrei 19, 5779
Light Shabbat Candles at
5:48 PM
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Tishrei 20, 5779
Shabbat Ends
7:03 PM
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Tishrei 21, 5779
Light Holiday Candles at
5:46 PM
Monday, October 1, 2018
Tishrei 22, 5779
Holiday Ends
7:00 PM
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Caution: Shabbat candles must be lit before sunset. It is 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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