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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Jewish Perspectives on Racial Justice at the Shabbat Dinner Table

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we partnered with Repair the World to provide resources and options that allow you to choose how best to frame the conversation around your dinner table.
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