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Thankful for Shabbat: OneTable’s Guide to Friendsgiving

Thankful for Friends, Food and Friday? Us too. Host a Friendsgiving to kick off the holiday season! Whether you're hosting a potluck or cooking for your guests, we've put together some of our favorite recipes [...]
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MyOneStory: Rachel

OneTable's Jess Spivack sat down with NYC host and guest, Rachel Fogel, to talk about her OneTable story. JS: What brought you to OneTable? RF: In May 2016, I was a Birthright participant on a [...]
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Dinner Party Politics

Zoe Plotsky is OneTable's Event Partnerships Manager. She lives in New York City. As my parents and I discussed our plans to watch the final Presidential Debate, I asked the only safe question I could [...]
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Why I’m Hosting an Election-Edition Shabbat

We teamed up with BallotReady, Repair the World and Ask Big Questions to help you host  Shabbat dinners during election season.  Get the full scoop here. Here are Aviva Rosman's dinner plans. She's the COO [...]
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Our Guide to Setting a (One)Table

We get it, planning a dinner, especially your first one, can seem daunting. But it's an amazing opportunity to explore the Jewish value of Hiddur Mitzvah, or "elevating our actions," and ending the week with [...]
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My Dream Socktober Shabbat

We teamed up with Adina Lichtman, founder of Knock Knock, Give a Sock, to hear how she’ll weave Shabbat dinner together with her important work to help people experiencing homelessness. One cold night in November, [...]
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Character Day

OneTable events guru Zoe Plotsky sat down with Tiffany Shlain of Let it Ripple Film studio in SF (some of you are familiar with her films, like The Tribe) to talk about her newest creation, Character Day! [...]
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OneTable’s Rabbi Jess: How She Got Here

This is the second post of a two part reflection from Jessica Minnen, OneTable's Resident Rabbi, about finding a way to Friday. People often ask me why I do what I do. It’s not intuitive, [...]
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Talkin’ Spirituality with Scott

Colorado Manager Scott Bratt reflects on what brought him to OneTable, and what he hopes to share in Denver, Boulder, and beyond. I have always felt a disconnect between my thoughts about religion and spirituality [...]
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Please Welcome Marissa!

Please join us in in giving a warm Shaloha to our newest OneTable staff member and Hawaii native, Marissa, our new Chicago City Manager! Shaloha? Please explain. Growing up in Kailua, Hawaii meant that I was [...]
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