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Can I have a source for where does it says that one can/should light candles on erev rosh chodesh? Or is it only on rosh chodesh tevet, why?

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You are likely referring to this custom mentioned by R. Joseph Hayyim of Baghdad:

Ben Ish Chai Parshat Vayeishev Hilchot Chanukah # 28

ומנהגינו להדליק שמן למאור לכבוד נשמת רבי מאיר בעל הנס זיע"א ביום ר"ח טבת

And our custom is to kindle oil for a light in honor of the soul of Rabbi Meir the Master of the Miracle (may his merit protect us, amen) on the day of Rosh Chodesh Tevet.

  • Can you edit in the reason for that date? Is this date his yahrtzeit? – DanF Aug 13 '18 at 21:42
  • @DanF It doesn't say the reason. – Alex Aug 13 '18 at 21:45

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