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Shabbat Candle Lighting
The primary function of the Shabbat candles is to bring peace and tranquility into the home. The candles also serve to remind us of the spiritual dimensions of Shabbat: just as a physical candle reveals the otherwise unseen contents of a room, so, too, in a spiritual sense, the Shabbat candles reveal the unseen and intangible Godly energy which permeates our existence.
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