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Creating a Space (literally) for Shabbat

Summer in Chicago is always a little hectic. The entire city forgets about subzero temperatures and indulges in outdoor concerts, walking on Lake Shore Drive, fireworks at Navy Pier, and WARM WEATHER. We love warm [...]
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3 Lessons from Shabbat on the Farm

1. Start with great seasonal ingredients, and build a menu from there. For this Shabbat on the Farm meal, we asked the farmers what they had ready to harvest, what they had lots of, and [...]
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Help! What’s a good big batch summer cocktail?

Last week, I asked the OneTable team to help me get ready for a big Shabbat dinner event I’m planning that I (naturally) failed to think about until the last minute. Because I work with [...]
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Dreaming of Cheese: Cheese Plate Like a Pro

The Basics 1. Choose Different Types of Milk: cow, goat, sheep, raw/pasteurized, blended milks 2. Different Textures: I like to use 1 soft, 1 semi-firm, 1 aged and 1 blue cheese on all my plates. [...]
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No Small Talk

What’s worse than going to an event where you don’t know anyone? Having to make small talk. Not just once but over and over again. If you are anything like me or most people, you [...]
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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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Rosh Chodesh X Shabbat

OneTable is partnering with At The Well to bring you the intersection of Rosh Chodesh and Shabbat Dinner. At The Well connects women to body, soul, and community through wellness education and Jewish spirituality. This post [...]
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Accessibility and Your Event

So you're hosting a Shabbat! Yay! Welcoming friends and new guests into your home is truly an incredible experience. There's definitely a hosting high after everyone has left that can carry you straight through the [...]
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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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