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Shabbat or Hanukkah candles: Which should have come first?

Imagine you only have money for one set of candles - Shabbat or Hannukah - which to choose and why?

Shabbat or Hanukkah candles: Which should have come first?

Lights, hope, faith and dreams.

The candles we will soon lighti, like the rainbow, have a glow which is temporary but whose presence lingers long after they are gone.

Lights, hope, faith and dreams.

Struggling financially? Buy a 'Lucky Jew' candle

The latest ‘Lucky Jew’ figurines in Poland: Scented candles that are ‘good for financial success.’

Struggling financially? Buy a 'Lucky Jew'

The eighth candle

There are eight candles sparkling, the light of which brings warmth to the family inside and to passers-by outside who will see its glow.

The eighth candle

Shabbat Jews and Hanukkah Jews

Light as a symbol: Hanukkah candles and Shabbat candles - Liturgical reflections on Hanukkah - The Menorah on the Arch of Titus.

Shabbat Jews and Hanukkah Jews

Criticizing people harshly: A story from the shtetl

A parable in Mendele Mocher Seforim, the "grandfather of Yiddish literature," that takes place in an old-time shtetl, tells it all.

Criticizing people harshly: A story from the shtetl

Memorial candles lit on all fallen IDF soldiers graves

National flag, wreath, and candle placed on graves of Israel's wars victims in cemeteries across country.

Memorial candles lit on all fallen IDF soldiers gravesplayer

73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles

A high percentage of Jews in Israel light the Menorah candles every night on Hanukkah.

73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles