It is considered a great mitzvah and responsibility to honor the Sabbath and Holidays by lighting candles 18 minutes before sunset at the onset of Shabbat or the Holiday. This unique commandment, entrusted to the Jewish woman, is rich with meaning and purpose. Click here for a candle lighting wizard.

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Candle Lighting Times for Rosh Hashana

Wednesday, September 20
Light Candles 6:32 pm
Thursday, September 21
Light candles after 7:31pm

Friday, September 22
Light candles by 6:28pm
Shabbos, September 23
Holiday ends 7:28 pm


Yom Kippur

Friday, September 29
Light candles 6:16 pm

Shabbos, September 30
Holiday ends at 7:15 pm

When a Holiday goes straight into Shabbos, you need to make an Eruv Tavshilin in order to cook for Shabbos. Please click here to learn about what an Eruv Tavshilin is and how to make one.