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Why do we extinguish the havdalah candle with wine from the havdalah cup?

by Rabbi Naftali Silberberg

  

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We extinguish the Havdalah candle with wine to demonstrate that this candle was lit solely for the Mitzvah of havdalah. This was especially important in olden times when there were always lit candles in the homes.

We extinguish the Havdalah candle with wine to demonstrate that this candle was lit solely for the mitzvah of havdalah

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Mitzvah
(pl. Mitzvot). A commandment from G-d. Mitzvah also means a connection, for a Jew connects with G–d through fulfilling His commandments.
Havdalah
Prayer signifying the end of the Sabbath or Jewish holiday. This "separation" prayer is recited after nightfall over a cup of wine.