Candle Lighting Times-
I say that Shabbat begins 18 minutes before sundown. My son says it begins after lighting the Shabbat candles. Who is right?
My wife is going to be away for Shabbat in a few weeks. Am I supposed to light in her absence? Is there any difference between a wife and husband lighting?
Shabbat Candles & Havdalah on Chanukah-
During the Shabbat of Chanukah, which is lit first - the Menorah or the Shabbat candles?
And then on Saturday night, which do we do first - the Menorah or the Havdalah service?
Shabbat Candles in a Hotel-
We will be staying at a hotel for Shabbat in a few weeks. How can my wife best fulfill the mitzvah of lighting candles? I didn’t ask the hotel yet, but it’s very possible they will not allow us to light candles. Are...More