Shabbat Candles

08/15/2017

Shabbat Candles by Mimi Gerschman

BS”D I think lighting Shabbat candles is special because it really feels like I’m really, really close to Hashem and I feel it is a special opportunity to light the candles.  I don’t know what […]
12/02/2016

To My Dear Rivkah…. My Bat Mitzvah Girl

07/31/2015

THE BAT MITZVAH & THE BOOK Dena Laber Fox

 This story began 22 years ago. Twelve-year-old Amy Israel was a sixth grader at the Hebrew Academy of Albany, New York. She had been asked to write a poem about Shabbat and to submit it […]
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 […]