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Lighting the Menorah

The when, where, how and what of lighting the Chanukah Menorah.

When to Light
When to light the menorah, what can't be done until the menorah is kindled, and an assortment of other Chanukah menorah rules and customs.
Where to Light
The Sages ordained that the Chanukah lights should be lit at the entrance to one's home, facing the street. In recent times, however....
How to Light
On the first night of Chanukah one light is lit, and on every successive night an additional light is added...
What to Light With
The preferred way to fulfill the mitzvah of lighting the Chanukah Menorah is to use pure olive oil and wicks of cotton...

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