Shabbat: Candles: How To Do Blessing: Women

Here is the order for blessing over the Shabbat candles by women:
  • Light the candles,
  • Put your hands in front of your eyes (this a universal custom), and
  • Say the blessing lehadlik ner shel Shabbat.
Note It is a custom to make requests at candle lighting, but rabbinic guidance may be helpful in how to structure the request.
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