Hanukkah candles
December 24, 2005 7:44 AM   Subscribe

Can anyone give me some advice on where to get Hanukkah/menorah candles today, here in Salem, Oregon? Specifically, anyone know if the big box stores, or Hallmark, etc. are carrying them. Normally me mum has sent them but not to be this year...
posted by docpops to Religion & Philosophy (12 answers total)
Aren't those usually available in the grocery store? Over by the kosher stuff? Or is that just our area?
posted by unrepentanthippie at 8:00 AM on December 24, 2005

World Market/Cost plus is where we got ours.

Looks like the closest store is in portland..


No idea how far that is, or if it's too far to get hannukah candles.. heh
posted by Lord_Pall at 8:12 AM on December 24, 2005

I'd imagine the Temple Beth Shalom gift shop would have them, or at least that someone there would know where to get 'em.
posted by needs more cowbell at 8:16 AM on December 24, 2005

Any decent-sized Fred Meyer should have them. I've never looked for them in Salem, but the Freddy's in Astoria, which is much smaller, has them, so you should be fine. A good Safeway or other less full-service grocery store might even work.
posted by librarina at 8:18 AM on December 24, 2005

Bed Bath & Beyond near me has them.
posted by 6:1 at 9:02 AM on December 24, 2005

I agree with unrepent--my local grocery store has them.
posted by 6:1 at 9:03 AM on December 24, 2005

Pier One Imports also
posted by Makebusy7 at 9:11 AM on December 24, 2005

Pier 1 Imports - #1159
SALEM, OR 97301 503-581-7437

posted by Makebusy7 at 9:12 AM on December 24, 2005

You can always go with lamp oil or any candle not made using animal fat.
posted by zaelic at 9:24 AM on December 24, 2005

You might try the Bed, Bath and Beyond at Lancaster Mall. Pier One is right next door, so you've got double your chances.
posted by fatbobsmith at 10:41 AM on December 24, 2005

Hallmark and other card/gift stores don't carry them out there?

(and Happy Hanukkah all!)
posted by amberglow at 10:52 AM on December 24, 2005

Response by poster: Hallmark it is (was) - last 2 boxes. The Temple is closed today.

Thanks all.
posted by docpops at 9:19 PM on December 24, 2005

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