I was walking on the sidewalks of Troy, New York, looking at the beautiful stores, holding the candle to give out. When I saw a woman, I asked her,  “Are you Jewish?” She said, “Yes.” I asked her if she lit candles. “I love it.” she said. I gave her the candle, feeling so great!!

— Rivka Feldman, Age 10
New England Hebrew Academy
Massachusetts, USA