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What do we light first? Chanukah candles or Shabbat candles?

Mrs. Esty Davidson: Welcome! I'll be with you in a moment... menorahman: do we light shabbat candles or chanukah candles first? Mrs. Esty Davidson: hi...

Can I light all eight candles on the first night of Chanukah?

The Short Answer: No. The candles must be lit in progressive order, beginning with one and culminating with all eight. The Askmoses Answer:  The...

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On the eight days of Chanukah we kindle an eight-candle menorah.  But we don’t light all eight every night.  On the first night we kindle...

When traveling on Chanukah where do I light the Menorah?

1) There are many user-friendly, portable menorahs out there on the market. Even on the road you should try to light in your hotel room or wherever you...

Do children light the Menorah on Chanukah?

Certainly. The word Chanukah is related to the Hebrew word "chinuch," which means education.Some parents will light the first candle on the...

I didn't light the Menorah on the first night. Where do I start now?

It's never too late to start; jump into the Chanukah spirit, and light the Menorah tonight. No matter which night you start kindling the Menorah, you...

What are the blessings for lighting the Chanukah Menorah?

Before lighting the Menorah we say the following two blessings: 1. Ba-ruch A-tah Ado-nai E-lo-he-nu Me-lech ha-olam a-sher ki-de-sha-nu be-mitz-vo-tav...

Do you need to be Jewish to celebrate Chanukah?

Only Jewish people are required to light the Menorah and observe the laws of Chanukah, but the profound message of Chanukah is universal. We live in a...

How does the Shabbat affect the Menorah lighting?

On Friday afternoon, the Menorah must be lit before sunset.1 The custom is to light the Menorah before the Shabbat candles. Remember to ensure that there...

How do I light the Menorah?

Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to lighting the Menorah: 1. At the appropriate time gather together your family and anyone else who happens to...