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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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Why Hosts Host: An Investigation

During my time interning with OneTable in Washington, DC, I was given the opportunity to welcome new hosts in the DMV with a short phone call. After over 100 calls, I learned a LOT about [...]
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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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So, you wanna plan a Shabbat dinner…

Your handy checklist for planning a stressless Shabbat dinner party. 3 Weeks Before Decide what kind of Shabbat you want to host: Traditional, mindfulness-focused, potluck, crafting Check out OneTable’s resources for hosting inspo and tips [...]
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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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The Friday Night Recharge

An invitation to take care of yourself: What new or different steps could you take to better care for your health? Now that January is behind us and we’ve moved on from the frenetic energy [...]
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NEW NOURISHMENT! Our Everything But the Table Shabbat Set

You asked, we listened. The first ever OneTable all-in-one Shabbat set is here, and is now available as a NOURISHMENT OPTION! Everything you need to make Shabbat magic (just add the table, food, and friends). [...]
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Tu B’Shvat Shabbat

Tu B’shvat is the Jewish holiday for trees 🌳 that falls on January 20th this year. If you want to incorporate the holiday’s themes into your Shabbat dinners this month, begin by celebrating some of the beautiful the [...]
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Wellness Shabbat Hosting Series | Hospitality for sober guests and those who choose not to drink

As the JOFEE Fellow for OneTable, I have spent the past year learning about how Judaism’s food and hospitality values, from seasonal eating to ethical sourcing, has a lot to say about what we eat, [...]
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