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If one does not daven arvit/maariv before havdallah it seems to me that he is not permitted to touch a candle, etc. (for not having said hamavdil). How does preparing for the havadallah ceremony where one is still obligated to shabbat work as far as permission of actions like striking a match or touching a candle? When precisely does the ability to perform melacha resume?

marked as duplicate by Double AA Nov 26 '17 at 2:56

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