The mitzvah to light candles on the eves of Shabbat and Yom Tov.

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Candle Lighting Time: Why Then?

Why 18 minutes (or other minhagim). Where did these numbers come from?
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What to do if Shabbat candles go out

What should a lady do if, after kindling the candles, a gust of wind blows them out, or they tip over and are extinguished?
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Chanuka Candle Location [closed]

My whole family will be staying at a hotel over shabbos and the hotel management says that we are not allowed to light fires in our rooms. Nobody will be in our home. How can we fulfill the mitzvah ...