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Candle-Lighting Times for Shabbat & Holidays

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Candle Lighting is 18 mins. before sunset  |  -5 GMT  |  DST in effect
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Shabbat begins
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Shabbat ends
 minutes after sunset
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Adar II 15, 5779
Light Candles at
6:52 PM
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Adar II 16, 5779
Shabbat Ends
7:52 PM
Friday, March 29, 2019
Adar II 22, 5779
Light Candles at
6:59 PM
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Adar II 23, 5779
Shabbat Ends
7:59 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 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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