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Jewish Holidays

So Many Candles!

November 5, 2020, by

Bait Shammai say that on the first night, one kindles eight. From then onward, one decreases the number. And Bait Hillel says that on the first night, one kindles one. From then onward, one adds to the number. (Tractate Shabbat 21b)  I. Bait Shammai and Bait Hillel One of the most well-known disputes concerning the mitzvah of […]