White Kosher Candles (10)
This box holds ten pure white candles. Jewish tradition is rich with the use of candles and they are an item in every home. Who has not gazed at the candles as they cast their gentle glow!? The dancing flames resonate with our own inner flame – the light that we kindle and keep burning throughout the week.
10 candles approximately 5 Inches x 9/16".
10 candles (Height - 5 Inches /13 cm each) diameter 9/16" / 1.5 cm
Please note that all measurements are approximate and packaging may differ slightly.
Traditionally the mother of the home lights the Shabbat candles. They are meant to give light and bring peace and radiance to the home for the entire evening. Usually two candles are lit; one for remembering the Sabbath and another for observing it, thus fulfilling the commandments to remember (Zachor - Ex. 20:7) and observe (Shamor - Deut. 5:11) the Sabbath. However, some add one more candle for each and every member of the household.
After lighting the candles the mother covers her eyes as she recites the blessing for lighting the candles: "Blessed are you, O Lord our G-d, King of the Universe, who has sanctified us through His Commandments and commanded us to kindle the Sabbath candles".
Imported from Israel