With Purim coming up in just two weeks, this episode is the second in JewishDrinking’s Purim 2020 series, with a third episode to be published next week. This week’s podcast/video episode features Professor Jordan Rosenblum, the Belzer Professor of Classical Judaism, the Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, […]
This week’s Pshats for Shots parashah sheet for Parashat Mishpatim is, sadly, the final issue of the series. It’s been a great run these past 17 weeks, but it’s not where I really want to be spending my time and effort on this project….
With Purim right around the corner, it’s time to gear up for “the drinkingest day” on the Jewish calendar. To that end, this week’s podcast/video episode features a discussion with Rabbi Ayalon Eliach on the topic of the most famous statement related to Purim-drinking: “.אמר רבא: מיחייב איניש לבסומי בפוריא עד דלא ידע בין ארור […]
A new book recently came out that makes for a fascinating resource for educators teaching Rabbinic literature. Intended for college courses as an introduction to Rabbinic literature Jordan Rosenblum’s new book, Rabbinic Drinking: What Beverages Teach Us About Rabbinic Literature, has various chapters which could be separately assigned as part of course readings for such courses […]
New Pshats for Shots parashah sheet for Parashat Yitro!
The newest episode for JewishDrinking.com: The Show is the very first guest episode not on Skype, with the guest and host both sharing the same camera screen! The “Drinking in Hasidic Thought” episode features guest Rabbi Eli Simpson, a maggid shiur at Yeshivas Lubavitch Cincinnati, and is available both in podcast form and video form:
This week’s Pshats for Shots parashah sheet for Parashat Beshallah is now available.
With Tu b’Shevat coming up, the newest episode of JewishDrinking.com: The Show features Jay Rosen, who runs Sheik It Up, where he features various pictures, videos, and more, as well as an Instagram account on cocktails, especially using ingredients from the Middle East. Living in Israel, he shares with us about the contemporary cocktail scene in […]
This week’s Pshats for Shots parashah sheet for Parashat Bo is now available.
What’s the story with Manischewitz wine? To answer this question, the most recent Jewish Drinking podcast episode had Professor Roger Horowitz on to share his research into Manischewitz wine’s history, as well as how Kedem wine came on to the kosher wine scene in America and affected the market. If you’re interested in reading more […]