How to Say the Blessing Over Shabbat Candles

This blessing is recited after the lighting of candles on Friday night.

Shabbat candles are traditionally lit in the home just prior to sunset. (The exact time varies each week depending on the location. Find Shabbat candle lighting times here).

Once the candles are lit, the hands are waved over the eyes and the blessing is recited.

In this video, Sarah Wolf demonstrates how to recite the blessing:

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