Shabbos candle lighting

10/29/2017

Links on a Chain by Mushka Heidingsfeld

Surrounded by G-d’s presence Sarah sits waiting; Finally it’s time to ignite the flames The first link she’s creating. Rivka, Rochel, Leah, our mothers Continue the chain Covering their eyes They silently pray. They pray […]
10/22/2017

Hidden by Rivkale Pink

Two shining flames Tucked away, hidden Behind the musty walls I remain Immovable I stand As the flames       Flicker and dance I cradle my child Whispering Gently in her ear My dear child When you […]
09/12/2017

Shabbos Candle-lighting Poem by Chana’le Greenberg

As I cover my eyes, Every Friday night, Shabbos comes in, A new day begins. The glow of the candle, Makes me feel so special, To have my own light, Makes my inside shine bright! […]
08/15/2017

Friday Candles Journal by Rachel Loonin

BH My first memory of lighting Shabbat candles was when I was in first grade.  We had a weekly Shabbat party that met in the common area in between the kindergarten, first, second and third […]
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 […]
07/17/2017

I Light My Shabbos Candles by Yehudis Roesnthal

Sparkling bright It’s Friday night I light my Shabbos candles. I stand beside my mother While saying the bracha I light my Shabbos candles. Each light chases the dark Showing a Jewish spark I light […]
07/17/2017

The Golden Link by Ellie Posner

BS”D Ever since I started lighting Shabbat candles, I have felt a special connection, a connection between me and Hashem. I feel the peace and serenity going throughout the whole house. I know that I […]
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 […]