Chanukah (Hanukkah), the Festival of Lights, begins on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev, and lasts for eight days. On the secular. Lighting Chanukah Candles. This is the approved revision of this page, as well as being the most recent. A Chanukkiya lit on the eighth night. These blessings are recited before the lighting of the Hanukkah candles. The traditional Hanukkah candle lighting service consists of saying all three blessings .

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The victory was on the scale of Israel defeating the combined super-powers of today. Towards a Brafhot Fruity Existence. I was asked for a transliteration of the brachot – this web page provided everthing that I need. Such concise and informative information. A non-stick frying pan and a splatter screen help.

Lighting Chanukah Candles – Halachipedia

Egyptian Slavery, Desensitization and the Holocaust. Iron Lady of the Middle East. I don’t live the Jewish traditions on a daily basis but on special occasions, it feels so right to me to enjoy my religion and it’s beautiful ways. On Friday afternoon, the menorah should be lit 18 minutes before sundown.

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Judaism Chanukkah Candle Lighting Blessings

I will let my students listen to some of them. Don’t stint the salt.

Another candle is placed for the Shamash taller helper candle which is used to light the others. I look forward to reading ALL the material you send. Shining Light in All the Dark Corners. The primier is very good. Click Here for more details.

This is also the opinion of Sharei Knesset Hagedolah Dry on paper towels if you insist. Baruch ata Ado-noi Elo-heinu melech ha-olam, Sheh-he-che-yanu vi-kee-yimanu Vi-hee-gee-yanu laz-man ha-zeh.


Please note that this page contain the name of God. Suffice to say, I no longer follow Jewish Law as strictly as I had to.

If you print it out, please treat it with appropriate respect. One candle is added to the menorah each night. From then on, Jews have observed a holiday for eight days, in honor of this historic victory and the miracle of the oil. The Maharil Responsa writes that one should recite all of the Brachot before lighting, in accordance with the principle of Over Chnaukah. Candles should be added to the menorah from right to left like Hebrew writing.

Thank you Rabbi Simmons, you are ever a blessing to those whose hearts yearn for God. However, see also the Sefer Pardes Rabbenu Asher Ben Chaim pg 66 who says one can say it as long as the candles are burning. The Muslim Spy who Became a Jew. Therefore, any name of G-d written on a computer is OK.

So, these instructions helped me bracjot lot, and I will light up the candles in the middle of the ocean, thks for the rabbi! Retrieved from ” https: Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha’olam Blessed are you, Lord, our God, sovereign of the universe.

Piskei Rid Shabbat 23a explains it means one can only make the bracha at the time of the lighting. When soldiers would investigate, the children would pull out a dreidel and pretend to be playing.

Lighting Chanukah Candles

While holding the cuanukah candle, recite the following blessings. Chanukah Hanukkahthe Festival of Lights, begins on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev, and lasts for eight days. The most important thing is that that your candles must burn for at least 30 minutes after nightfall. This is the approved revision of this page, as well as being the most recent.


Sefardi tradition has just one menorah per family. Siddur Audio and its sister site, Haftorah Audio are great sources for learning the melodies of Jewish liturgy.

It is not counted as one of the candles. Many Jewish bookstores even sell kits of pre-measured oil in disposable cups.

ABC’s of Chanukah (Hanukkah)

Most Popular In Chanukah. Kabbalistic Tu B’shvat Seder. When the dreidel stops, the letter facing up determines:. The gemara says “hidliku mimenu shmone yamim”, meaning they lit from the one jug for 8 days IE they relit the menorah each day – as is the mitzvah. An exhaust fan in the window is helpful, and two spatulas for turning are bfachot. Here is a video of the first paragraph: The first night, you light only the shammus the one at a different height and one Chanukkah candle.

However, since G-d’s name is written in Hebrew, people should know that chankkah pages are holy and should to be treated as such. Glass cups containing oil can be placed in the candle holders of any standard menorah. See animation at top. An Open Letter to a Brachof Singles.

Clearly, if a Sephardi said it with the word Shel he fulfills his obligation Chazon Ovadyah pg