Host Interviews

At OneTable, we help people Shabbat Together

2016’s Top 8 Dinners

For 8 nights of Hanukkah, we shared highlights from some of our favorite dinners in 2016. Want to be featured on OneTable’s Blog, Instagram or Facebook? Show us your table with #MyOneTable. Night 1: Nataly Zigdon's shabbat [...]
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The Small Talk Challenge

Written by OneTable's Chicago Hub Manager (and conversationalist), Marissa. It’s not that I hate small talk. Introductory conversations require that we ask people the same questions we ask everyone else. “Where are you from?” “What [...]
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Harry’s 5th Annual Shabanuka

We sat down with OneTable host, guest and Shabanuka legend, Harry Kastenbaum. What is Shabanuka? Think Shabbat themed ugly Christmas sweaters + Chinese food + DJ Dani Luv + 200 guests = best night ever. [...]
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CMX Summit: More Than Just Community

OneTable's Jonathan Eisen spent time at the CMX Summit 2016.  Read on to discover what he learned and how you can apply these skills too. As a professional community builder my number one goal is [...]
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Merry Jew Year’s Eve-ukkah from ModernTribe!

We’ve partnered with Amy Kritzer of What Jew Wanna Eat and ModernTribe to celebrate the holiday season. Read on to hear what Amy has to say about this awesome collaboration. OneTable is all about ending [...]
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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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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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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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A Year of Amazing Friday Nights

We're celebrating OneTable's first birthday by highlighting 12 fabulous dinners from around the country! Our team is grateful to have worked with so many wonderful dinner hosts, and we can’t wait to see what downright [...]
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