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Mask-Wearing is a Jewish Value

Jewish tradition teaches that saving one life is tantamount to saving the entire world. OneTable takes this teaching seriously, and we’ve leaned on it heavily when designing our social distancing guidelines. This teaching is based [...]
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Chicago, welcome your new Field Manager: Leah Weinstein!

Leah C. Weinstein is so excited to be joining OneTable after a year and a half in the bicycle industry at the local Chicago institution, Kozy’s Cyclery. Leah is originally from Charlotte, N.C. and graduated [...]
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The Magic of Shabbat in Israel

This is a sponsored post from Masa, the global leader in immersive international career development and leadership experiences in Israel for young Jewish adults from around the world. With a variety of long-term programs in Israel, Masa [...]
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A Zoom-fatigue-proof Friday Night

By Jill Raney, OneTable host & founder of Practice Makes Progress. We've got a lot of scary things to be stressed about these days. And the beauty of Shabbat is that we actually need this built-in [...]
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“Awesome” High Holidays

You can scour any Jewish records before the Middle Ages and you won’t find the High Holidays referred to as the “Days of Awe.” In the grand scheme of Jewish history, it’s a recent term, [...]
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A Sweet Seder: The Rosh Hashanah Meal

Apples and honey are a well-known holiday staple at Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) tables all over the world. We indulge in sweet foods, so that the year to come will be just as [...]
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Union: A Roundtable Shabbat with Jordan Blashek, Christopher Haugh & Sarah Hurwitz

Last Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy, OneTable was honored to host and facilitate a virtual Shabbat gathering with community. Union | A Roundtable Shabbat brought together co-authors of Union: A [...]
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Shemini Atzeret | A OneTable Shabbat Guide

In Hebrew, Shemini Atzeret literally means the Eighth (Shemini) day of Assembly (Atzeret) — an eighth day of gathering and celebration that follows Sukkot. Both connected to Sukkot and a distinct holiday of its own, [...]
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From Generation to Generation | A OneTable Shabbat Guide

Whether we live with our family or are celebrating Shabbat with them for the night, may this intergenerational experience be an opportunity to welcome the wisdom of our elders, inspire the energy of our youth, [...]
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Jewtina x OneTable | El Seder de Rosh Hashaná: Edición Latina

While Rosh Hashanah Seders are more typically celebrated in Sephardi and Mizrahi homes, more Jews from around the world are starting to incorporate this practice into their New Year celebrations. This year, we want to [...]
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