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Finding the Funny on Shabbat

Jews using humor to deal with suffering is a tale as old as...well...Jews, probably. I always think of the Sarah Silverman quote — “Comedy puts light into darkness and darkness can’t live where there’s light. [...]
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Hosting a Solidarity Shabbat

During the week we lose some of the light in our eyes; it is restored to us by the reflection of light in our kiddush cup on Shabbat.   —Talmud Bavli, Shabbat 113b Whether Friday night is [...]
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Good Vibrations | Pleasure, Rejuvenation & Shabbat

Shabbat is all about pleasure and rejuvenation. During this time of social distancing, we want to bring that sexy sparkle back to Shabbat... so we partnered with Awakening, Denver Colorado’s premier sex-positive boutique, to bring [...]
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On Giving, Shabbat, and COVID-19

With the structure of daily life disrupted, Shabbat remains a weekly beacon rooting us in time and place, a deliberate pause when we can reflect and connect. How has your sense of self altered amid [...]
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Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life – in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There)

After leaving the White House – having served for all eight years, first as a senior speechwriter for President Obama and then as head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama – I often ran into [...]
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Wisdom at the Shabbat Table with JScreen

I look forward to the end of each week when I know I will be with friends and family gathered around a table with challah, candles, and wine. We will welcome Shabbat with gratitude and [...]
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TableSide with Mandylicious Challah

Mandy Silverman grew up in St. Louis, went to college in Ann Arbor (Go Blue!), and started Mandylicious nearly 6 years ago in Sharon, MA. Her one-of-a-kind challah and babka inventions are stuffed or topped [...]
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Flavors of the Past | Diana in Denver

Diana Lizmi is a Texas native who loves all things food — you can find her cooking and baking for friends and winning hearts through full bellies. She grew up in a Morrocan and Lebanese [...]
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“You’re Invited to Friday Night Dinner”

This post is written by Julia Levy, a OneTable host, and was originally posted on LinkedIn - check it out here. Content. Community. Commitment. Pivoting around these three themes, I set out to curate a [...]
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Around OneTable: Passover with Be’chol Lashon & Haggadot.com

Did you know that the first night of Passover 2019 is a Friday? BECAUSE WE DID. Time to gather around the Friday night table, this time adding some of your favorite Passover themes, discussions, and [...]
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