Author: OneTable

How Much Food Do I Need for Friendsgiving?!

Here are some loose guidelines. Feel free to comment with your suggestions for awesome veggie mains, your fav wine substitutes, or your complaints that you need more than 1/5 of a pie person (we don't [...]
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Showing Up for Sober Shabbat

We're partnering with HAMSA in Atlanta to promote Sober Shabbat dinners. Check out this link for more information on the work HAMSA does and to get your own Sober Shabbat guide. One of the gifts [...]
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Host a Ballot Party Shabbat to Prep for the Polls

We're partnering with BallotReady and MitzVote to help you host your own democracy-informed Shabbat dinner in time for the midterms! Check out the BallotParty Shabbat Guide below. If you need to submit an absentee ballot [...]
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Host Highlight: Claudia in Michigan

Meet Claudia Halpern. Born and raised in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Claudia loves to spend time with my family and friends, travel and meet new people. She’s no stranger to OneTable and has been hosting Shabbat […]

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Shabbat in a Time of Chaos

It was late 2017, and we were feeling emotionally drained. News outlets were screaming Breaking News!: political scandals, hurricanes, Hollywood sex scandals. Each headline felt additionally taxing. Amidst all the chaos, one of the more [...]
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New York, meet your new Hub Manager: Rachel!

Please welcome Rachel, our new New York Hub Manager, to the OneTable team! Rachel is joining OneTable after completing her M.A. in Jewish Education from the William Davidson School at JTS, where she had a concentration […]

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Hand Washing Blessing (Netilat Yadayim) Audio

If you’re up for it, there is an opportunity between the rituals of sanctification (wine blessing - Kiddush) and nourishment (challah blessing - Motzi), to invite your guests to get up. The practice of hand [...]
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Wine Blessing (Kiddush) Audio

Pretty much all Jewish ceremonies and celebrations involve wine, and Shabbat dinner is no exception. But ritual doesn’t exist for the sake of itself, it exists to accomplish something, almost like an ancient form of [...]
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