No Open-Flame Environment on Chanukah

Question

How does one observe the mitzvah of lighting the menorah when in a no-open-flames environment, such as a hospital?

9 months

Answers

  1. The only real option is for the person to become a “partner” with someone else who will light the Menorah for them in a safe place. The person needs to give a minimal amount of money to their “partner” – and in that way they are included in the candle lighting even if they are not present.

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