Yeshiva.org.il - The Torah World Gateway
Ask the rabbi Shabbat and Holidays Havdalah

Melave Malka candle

Rabbi Chaim Tabasky17 Iyyar 5767
624
Question
Can I use an Havdallah candle to light a Melave Malka candle?
Answer
Yes, the Havdallah candle is not like a Channuka candle which is for a Mitzvah. The Havdalah candle simply indicates that using fire is now permitted and we bless Hashem for this gift.
More on the topic of Havdalah
Ask a follow-up question

It is not possible to send messages to the Rabbis through replies system.

את המידע הדפסתי באמצעות אתר yeshiva.org.il