Hadlakat Nerot of Yom Tov
Many of the laws of lighting candles on Yom Tov are the same as for Shabbat. So this page is primarily for the halachot specific to candle lighting on Yom Tov. For the halachot that apply to lighting candles on Shabbat, see the Shabbat Candles page.
- Many poskim advise that the women not say Shehechiyanu at the time of lighting candles, but rather to wait to hear it during the Kiddush. 
- The accepted minhag is that a women say the brachot of hadlakat nerot prior to lighting candles of Yom Tov.