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Lighting of the Sabbath candles formally ushers in the Sabbath for the members of the household. It is the obligation of the wife to fulfill this religious duty. Unless a woman had been living alone, she starts to observe it on the first Sabbath after her marriage. Where two or more married women are in the same household, either on a temporary or permanent basis, it is customary for each to light Sabbath candles separately. [continue]

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