While lighting two Shabbat candles is a widespread custom, Jewish law only requires one.
Everything you need to know about kindling the Sabbath lights.
Blessings for beginning Yom Kippur in Hebrew, English, and transliteration.
According to the Midrash, the lighting of Sabbath candles is a symbolic rectification for Eve's sin in the Garden of Eden. Why?
This blessing is recited after the lighting of candles on Friday night.
The tradition of lighting Hanukkah candles in every household teaches that all of us have the power to lighten our little corner of the world.
Get ready to light the menorah on Dec. 24.
How early is too early?
How can I tell when Shabbat starts if it never gets dark?
What are the customs that shape this tradition?