Judaism welcomes and celebrates diversity. Each tribe, each ethnic group, each culture, each family has its own unique customs; but we are all united by the Torah and the sanctity of Shabbat. Nowhere is this illustrated so clearly than in the numerous ways our communities have tackled the seemingly simple act of lighting Shabbat candles.
Daniella Levy is a mother of three, rabbi’s wife, writer, translator, self-defense instructor, bridal counselor, black belt in karate, and certified medical clown—and she still can’t decide what to be when she grows up. Learn more about her at Daniella-Levy.com.