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Shabbat Shuvah: The Potential for Transformation

Dr. C. Tova Markenson loves exploring the mystery of the present moment through story, ritual, and Shabbat! Read Tova’s thoughts about Shabbat Shuvah, a special Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. A refrain of [...]
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A Sweet Seder: The Rosh Hashanah Meal

Apples and honey are a well-known holiday staple at Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) tables all over the world. We indulge in sweet foods, so that the year to come will be just as [...]
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Going Full Circle: Challah Rituals

Dr. C. Tova Markenson loves exploring the mystery of the present moment through story, ritual, and Shabbat! Read a reflection about Tova’s experiences with challah on Shabbat with some special twists for the new year [...]
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A Splash of Ritual: Handwashing on Shabbat

Dr. C. Tova Markenson loves exploring the mystery of the present moment through story, ritual, and Shabbat! Read a reflection about Tova’s experiences with the handwashing ritual on Shabbat. I do not have an especially [...]
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Making Kiddush: Why, When, Where, and How

Dr. C. Tova Markenson loves exploring the mystery of the present moment through story, ritual, and Shabbat! Read a reflection about Tova's experiences with blessing the wine. In Jewish tradition, time for rest is required. [...]
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Contemplative Candle Lighting

Dr. C. Tova Markenson loves exploring the mystery of the present moment through story, ritual, and Shabbat! Read a reflection about Tova's experiences with lighting Shabbat candles. Candle lighting is a simple act with so [...]
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Wherever You Friday: Ritual Cards

Shabbat Wherever Wherever you Friday, OneTable is ready to help you Shabbat. Whether you’re camping, road tripping, going to a music fest, or picnicking in your own backyard, download these ritual cards to bring with […]

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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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