05/21/2017

Tonight is Shabbos by Menucha Amzalak

Tonight is Shabbos, don’t you know, I can’t wait to feel its glow. All dressed in my best, I go to greet the Shabbos Queen with zest. I light the candles that let us know […]
05/17/2017

Shabbos Light by Dalia Paluch

BH Shabbos is such a special gift Jews have. It gives you a chance to do mitzvot. There is more to Shabbos than keeping it. It’s the special thought of your being proud of yourself […]
03/26/2017

A Spark From The Past

BH   Two weeks ago, on Shabbos, Hashem blessed me with the precious opportunity to do some kiruv– to reach out to a fellow Jew, and draw them with warmth and love, closer to the […]
02/07/2017

Not the Shabbos Queen by Orly Tunkel

As I walked down my street I saw this warm inviting glow from my neighbor’s window. I went up to their door and knocked. I heard a small voice inside. “Ima! The Shabbat Queen Has […]
01/31/2017

The Promise in Our Lights by Nora Yagolnitser

One More Light Essay Competition Winner My hands glide over my Shabbos light, looping lazily above it in wide circles that near the flame with a growing touch of anticipation. They edge closer, draw back, dance […]
12/05/2016

Personal Prayer, by Lielle Schwartz

When I light Shabbos Candles I am still I  hear my breath And I feel my Neshama connected to Hashem.   I bring in the light towards me I say the blessing with my eyes […]
10/06/2016

One More Light JGU photos!

10/06/2016

Global Shabbos Candlelighting

Here are 2 pictures from our wonderful Global Candle Lighting Campaign.  
09/30/2016

INVITE TO LIGHT VIDEO by our Founder, Linda Schwartz

08/29/2016

One More Light

For many years, I had not felt connected to my Jewishness.  When I was a child, we always lit Shabbat candles and celebrated holidays together.  But as I grew up I drifted away from my […]
07/31/2015

#29 GREETINGS FROM NECHAMA – A CANDLE OF MY OWN!

Jewish Girls Unite has launched our 2nd Shine Your Light Campaign: A Shabbat Candles Writing Contest. We are thrilled to join forces with the Shabbat Candle lighting Campaign of the Lubavitch Women’s Organization (LWO) under […]