/ Yahrtzeit Candle
Yizkor Services / Yahrtzeit Candle
There are 4 times a year when Jews light a special candle, called a Yahrtzeit Candle,
in memory of loved ones who have died.
Yizkor is a memorial service which is recited on Yom Kippur as well as the last days of Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot. Yizkor, which is the Hebrew word for "remember", asks G-d to remember those we mourn and to grant them proper rest.
Yahrtzeit Candle is lit at sundown on...
The Yizkor service takes place the following day.
to the Synagogue General Fund or Building Fund are appropriate ways of
remembering your departed at the time of their Yahrtzeit. Each issue of
the newsletter contains a YAHRTZEIT observation listing.
Visit our Newsletter page to obtain a current copy of our Newsletter.