Introduction: How to Light the Shabbat Candles

This introductory video provides a step-by-step explanation on how to light the Shabbat evening candles according to Asheknazic tradition, using captions, pictures, and music to capture the magical ambience of lighting the Shabbat candles. There is an English translation of the blessing as well as a brief explanation of the textual sources for the commandment. The video, posted by, is produced by 70 Faces Media, the largest and most diverse Jewish media organization in North America.