Author: Drew Kaplan

Episode #44 – Drinking During the Ten Days of Repentance: An Introduction

The 44th episode in the JewishDrinking.com podcast/video series is now out. In this episode, “Drinking During the Ten Days of Repentance: An Introduction”, Rabbi Drew Kaplan leads an introductory overview of Jewish practices of drinking during the Jewish season of the High Holidays (ימים נוראים), also known as the Ten Days of Repentance (עשרת ימי […]

Honey and Mead: Podcast Episode #43

As we get ready to celebrate Rosh HaShanah, one can’t help but think of apples and honey. In the newest episode of the podcast and video series, we focus both on honey and, as you may expect, drinking fermented honey – mead. Speaking on bee honey is Rabbanit Amalia Haas, foundress of Bee Awesome, as […]

Daytime Kiddush: An Introduction

Introduction The regality and pageantry that accompanies the Friday night kiddush (sanctification) is a glorious and enjoyable way to enter in and celebrate Shabbat, demarcating it as a special sanctuary in time. However, in addition to this initiating kiddush, there is another kiddush on Shabbat.  “The Great Sanctification” This daytime kiddush’s name is called Kiddusha […]

Upcoming Podcast & Video Episodes for September 2020

Taking the rest of August off for a little summer break, JewishDrinking.com’s podcast and video series will resume after Labor Day with episodes on Lubavitcher Fabrengens, Honey/Mead, Kiddush Clubs, and a “Drinks and Discussion” episode on drinking during the Ten Days of Repentance (including Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur). The Honey/Mead episode features Rabbanit Amalia […]

Next “Drinks & Discussion” Session for August 27th

On the topic of Drinking During the Ten Days of Repentance, the next “Drinks & Discussion” will be taking place by Zoom. Just as the previous “Drinks & Discussion” session on the topic of Drinking During the Nine Days was turned into a podcast/video episode, so, too, will this session. This is an opportunity to […]

Kedem Wines

In the newest episode of the JewishDrinking.com podcast & video series, Gabriel Geller joins the show to discuss Kedem Wines, also known as the Royal Wine Corporation. Geller is the Royal Wine Corporation’s Director of Public Relations & Advertising, and speaks on the history of the company, including their creation of such popular wines as […]

Yalta’s Wine-Destroying

On the newest release amongst the podcast/video episodes, Alieza Salzberg Yizhar joins the show to discuss a particular incident in the Talmud where Yalta destroys 400 jugs of wine (see below for text from the Babylonian Talmud on this incident). She teaches Talmud at the Conservative Yeshiva and courses in Jewish History and Literature at […]

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