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A 9-branched candelabrum lit by Jews during the holiday of Chanukah. (Distinct from the 7-branched gold candelabrum that was lit in the Jewish Temple.)

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The halacha is that someone must light with a ner (individual wick) and not a medurah (torch or multiple wicks). Siman תרעא in the Shulchan Aruch explains that the wicks must be separated to show indi …
answered Dec 12 '17 by sabbahillel
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Shulchan Aruch 677:4 ד "יז" הנותר ביום השמיני "יח" מן השמן הצריך לשיעור הדלקה עושה לו מדורה "יט" ושרפו בפני עצמו שהרי הוקצה למצותו ואם נתערב בשמן אחר ואין ששים לבטלו יש מי שאמר "כ" שאין להוסיף …
answered Dec 4 '15 by sabbahillel
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The point of the shamash is to have a light that is not lit for the sake of the mitzvah so that one is not "using" the chanukah lights. Thus it cannot be for the sake of the mitzvah. Note that the Sh …
answered Dec 8 '15 by sabbahillel