Hosting Tips

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Shabanukkah Host Gift Guide

For more inspo, test your knowledge with The Real Story of Chanukah, or learn how to Shabbanuka the 2017 way, ft. Drake, Rihanna, and some new readings from JewBelong that will make sure your dinner is [...]
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A New Way and Flavor to Friday

Monita Sun was born in Baoji, grew up in Shanghai, lived in Bangkok, and hosted her first OneTable Shabbat in NYC last week. You can learn more about her (and find these incredible recipes and plenty [...]
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The Jewess: Up Your Host Game

Kylie Ora Lobell is the Jewess in Chief of Jewess, a new website for Jewish women. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, comedian Danny Lobell, two dogs, six chickens, and a tortoise. She's [...]
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Food as a vessel of culture, memory, history at Shabbat dinner

By Analucia Lopezrevoredo, OneTable's West Coast Senior Regional Manager, and Maya Shemtov, JIMENA's San Francisco Program Coordinator An Arabic proverb teaches that the key to one’s heart is through the stomach. This proverb speaks of [...]
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OneTable Colorado Launches Shabbat Passbook

Written by Scott Bratt, OneTable Colorado Hub Manager Photos by Britton Murrey, Unbound Photographic Last Friday we launched a community-wide initiative called the OneTable Colorado Passbook. From the brilliant mind of Cintra Pollack--a OneTable strategic planner [...]
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5 Pro Wine Tips to Drink In Before Your Next Shabbat Dinner

We have some big, bold, fruit-forward news. Contrary to what anyone says, you can drink whatever wines you want, whenever you want, however you want. (It’s called adulting...kind of like realizing you can eat cake [...]
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Everything Went Wrong Last Friday

Last Friday, people were set to arrive at 6:30 pm for Shabbat dinner. At 3:00 pm I realized my oven wasn’t working. After wasting 20 precious minutes trying, and failing, to light the pilot light, I […]

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Whole Foods Party of 10

Kasey Passen spent ten years focusing on dinner parties as a restaurant chef and caterer before becoming OneTable's Associate Director of Hubs.  Her passion is making people happy through food, so she's sharing some of her “WOW” recipes [...]
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OneTable x Soom Foods Shabbat Menu

Thanks to Dishing Up The Dirt for the incredible soup, pizza, and pasta recipes and photos, and to Neal Santos for the gorgeous grilled lettuce photo.
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Love in the Sukkah by Repair the World

Many thanks to Repair the World for this lovely Sukkot discussion guide about the role of love in social justice. On the annual harvest celebration of Sukkot, there is a tradition of inviting special guests, [...]
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