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When in Rome: A Lesson in Radical Hospitality

By Aaron Leven, OneTable’s New York Program Coordinator When I was 19 years old I went backpacking through Italy with a few of my close friends. With a fair amount of hubris, we landed in [...]
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Craft cocktails with a Southern Twist

OneTable Atlanta shook things up this month at a nosh:pitality event aimed at taking your at-home cocktails to the next level. Anthony Porquez (co-founder and head craft cocktail specialist of Liquid Culture not to mention [...]
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May: For However You Shabbat

April showers brought May flowers along with lots of Cinco de Shabbats, pizza making, sushi rolling and Spring barbecues. Click the button BELOW to check out some of our favorite shots from the OneTable community and [...]
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‘Ono* NOSHes Served Daily

Our (Hawaiian) Chicago Hub Manager shares what the Aloha Spirit means and how everyone can bring a bit more of it to their Shabbat table. When you get off the plane at Honolulu International Airport, a [...]
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How Shabbat Brought my Birthright Group Together

Chicago's Hub Manager, Marissa, reflects on her Birthright trip and how gathering around the Shabbat table brought them together, both in Israel and when they returned home.  In the deliriousness that was getting to Israel, I had [...]
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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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Sweet 16

Written by OneTable's Resident Rabbi, Jessica Minnen As we say goodbye to 2016 and welcome 2017, Friday night is our chance to let go of the week that was, or in this case the year that [...]
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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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