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Rava, Mordechai, and Purim-Drinking

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 […]

Reviewing Jordan Rosenblum’s New Book, Rabbinic Drinking

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 […]

Drinking in Hasidic Thought

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:

Tu b’Shevat Cocktails and the Contemporary Cocktail Scene in Israel

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 […]

Manischewitz Wine, Kedem Wine, and More

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 […]

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