Shabbat is an opportunity to bring the things that matter to you to your table. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month. Shavuot is in May. Check out our resources and our partner organizations below for your Shabbat tables this month.
PAUSE Mental Health Video
Mental Health Shabbat Guide
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and there is no better time to bring mental health to the forefront than the Shabbat dinner table, an opportunity to connect with friends old and new for elevated reflection.
Solidarity Shabbat Guide
Whether Friday night is a time to engage in powerful conversation, or a time to take a break from the work of change-making, this is just one of many ways we can amplify Black and Brown voices at our tables and prepare ourselves for the work — and the world — to come.
A Mindful Shabbat
This guide was created to help deepen your Shabbat practice with new teachings, movement meditations, and ways of looking at Jewish ritual as a gift from our ancestors to mindfully pause, reflect, celebrate and nourish yourself and your community each and every week.
LUNAR: The Jewish-Asian Film Project
A project supported by Be’chol Lashon, LUNAR aims to highlight the racial and cultural diversity of the Jewish community by celebrating and making visible the experiences of young adults (18-30) who exist at the intersection of Jewish and Asian American in a short-form video series.
More Mental Health Resources
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we’re inviting you to bring the conversation around mental health to your Shabbat table. 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences a mental health condition over the course of a given year (National Association of Mental Illness). That’s 46.6 million people annually. Your outreach, your dinner table, and your kindness may impact someone more than you know.
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American/Asian American Pacific Islander Month recognizes the rich history and contributions of the AAPI community, including Jewish and Asian American communities. Learn more, find educational and celebratory events to join, and find ways to stop AAPI hate.
AAPI/APIA Heritage Month Resources
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month – sometimes Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Month, sometimes Asian Pacific Islander (API) Month – and recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Here are articles, podcasts, videos, books, recipes, and more to enrich your Shabbat table this month and all year round.
OneTable Live Events
Every Tuesday, we’ll be posting the schedule for that Friday’s OneTable Live. From group Shabbat cooking classes to virtual ritual to Trivia nights, we’re going to experiment, learn, and connect with all of you.