Guest Blog

 

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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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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