Why Men Make Kiddush and Women Light Shabbat Candles

Rabbi Jacobson breifly discusses the Kabbalistic reasons why men make kiddush and women light Shabbos (Shabbat) candles. Since according to basic Jewish law (halacha) a woman can make kiddush and a man can light Shabbos candles, why is the custom for women to light the candles? In just a couple minutes’ time, Rabbi Jacobson explains the energetic and spiritual roots of this Jewish custom.

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