Guest Blog

 

“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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Moroccan Chicken with Lemons and Olives

My mom grew up in Morocco, which means during the holidays I ate kofta (or as my mom says, kfita) instead of brisket, chickpea-squash soup instead of matzo balls, and a bright yellow chicken instead [...]
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Death over [Shabbat] Dinner

Death and Dying are not easy subjects to introduce into a conversation, but that doesn’t mean that they should be avoided. On the contrary, some of the deepest and most meaningful conversations about life occurred [...]
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How Shabbat dinner led to The Jewish Planner

As a OneTable host, I found the joy and grounding power of a weekly Shabbat practice. I also became more curious about the Jewish calendar’s other wisdom for marking time throughout the seasons. My grad […]

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Around OneTable: Shabbanukkah Edition with JDC Entwine, Modern Ritual, and REALITY

It is almost Hanukkah, and, even better, Shabbanukkah! We’ve talked a lot at OneTable about what food to serve, how to gather, which candles to light first, the meaning of the festival, and more. This [...]
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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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Meat Me for Dinner

Google a sample Shabbat dinner menu and you'll see that meat is often featured prominently.  Judaism has a lot to say about eating meat: what kind of animals we can eat, how meat can be prepared, [...]
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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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