Candle-Lighting Times for Shabbat & Holidays

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Candle Lighting is 18 mins. before sunset  |  +2 GMT
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Shabbat begins
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Shabbat ends
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Friday, October 19, 2018
Cheshvan 10, 5779
Light Candles at
5:59 PM
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Cheshvan 11, 5779
Shabbat Ends
6:53 PM
Friday, October 26, 2018
Cheshvan 17, 5779
Light Candles at
6:03 PM
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Cheshvan 18, 5779
Shabbat Ends
6:57 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 18 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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