Hosting Tips

 

Opening Your Table to New Guests

Welcoming new people to your dinner is a beautiful way to build community + share the gift of Shabbat. Opening our homes to guests — whether or not we know them already — is one of [...]
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Ways to Gather

Hosting Shabbat dinner and wondering which type of dinner to choose?     OneTable offers many options so you can choose what’s right for you that week. Here’s the breakdown: Open: Anyone can attend, best [...]
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Strengthening Your Connections at Shabbat Dinner

From Friday night dinners throughout his life to his leading role in launching the crowd-funded loan venture SparkIL, read a reflection about Noah Allen’s experiences with connecting and reconnecting around the Shabbat table. How do [...]
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Hosting a Pride Shabbat with Joy, Action, and Community

Get inspired for your Pride Shabbat with these tips from Keshet You have one more Shabbat in June to celebrate Pride 2022! Whether you’re LGBTQ+ or an ally, you may be wondering how to bring [...]
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Queer-ing Ritual

Famous scholar, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, spoke about Shabbat as a “palace in time” –​​ a holy space of 25 hours carved out from the 168 hours of the week, dedicated to something beyond.  The [...]
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Embodying Pride Shabbat

As your Pride Shabbat rolls around, maybe you’re starting to brainstorm not just what to talk about at the table, but also what to do around the table! So many of the Shabbat rituals and [...]
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Table Talk with Pride!

It’s Friday night! You’re setting the table, checking in with guests, and preparing the menu for Shabbat dinner. Even though Shabbat happens every Friday evening, this one feels a little different. The atmosphere is extra [...]
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Remembering Together for Yom HaShoah with Zikaron BaSalon

Everyone has a story to hear and a memory to share. Yom HaShoah, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an important opportunity to listen to testimonies, share stories, and be in community. As people in many [...]
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Plant Powered Shabbat: Shiriel King Abramson

Plant Powered Shabbat is a OneTable series that celebrates the Jewish values of nourishing ourselves and the world around us through plant-based cooking and eating. Hear from OneTable hosts and guests how they're bringing these [...]
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Plant Powered Shabbat: Sienna Ricca

Plant Powered Shabbat is a OneTable series that celebrates the Jewish values of nourishing ourselves and the world around us through plant-based cooking and eating. Hear from OneTable hosts and guests how they're bringing these [...]
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