Shlomo Carlebach: The Shabbat Candles Story

In this 12 minute long audio recording, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach tells an inspirational story, centered on the Shabbat candles. A narrative of hope and resilience, the story is about a young couple he met and the hardships they endured. Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach (1925-1994), more commonly referred to as Reb Shlomo, was a Jewish rabbi, teacher, composer and singer, known as “The Singing Rabbi.” A pioneer of the “Baal Teshuva Movement,” Reb Shlomo encouraged disenchanted Jewish youth to embrace Judaism, using his unique style of warm, personal interactions, and inspiring songs, stories, and prayer services.