• June 23, 2021
  • 13 5781, Tamuz
  • פרשת בלק

Lighting Shabbat Candles

Lighting Shabbat Candles

One of the most time honored mitzvot in a Jewish home is lighting Shabbat candles. Join Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman and learn from the sources how this custom came about and why it is so fundamental to ushering in the holy Sabbath.

November 25, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lighting Shabbat Candles: Lesson
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The mitzvah to light candles (or lamps) in honor of Shabbat is one of the most cherished and beloved mitzvot. Today we will discuss how the mitzvah has evolved through the centuries as lighting technology has become more technologically advanced.

December 2, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lighting Shabbat Candles: Lesson
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In today’s class we will discuss the question of whether by lighting Shabbat candles the person who lights the candles accepts the restrictions of Shabbat.

December 9, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lighting Shabbat Candles: Lesson
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In our final session in this series we will discuss where the Shabbat candles need to be lit and how the mitzvah is fulfilled by people who are no eating the Shabbat meal in their own homes.

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. In 1989 he began studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar and now studies and teaches at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg.