Category: Post-Talmudic Halakhic Literature

Rabbi David HaLevi “TaZ” Segal’s Novel Opinion on Purim-Drinking

In this clip from the 94th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi David Fried and Rabbi Drew Kaplan discuss Rabbi David HaLevi “TaZ” Segal‘s novel opinion on Purim-drinking: This clips is also available on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

16th-17th Century Rabbis on Purim-Drinking (Early Aharonim), featuring Rabbi David Fried [Episode 94]

With Purim on the horizon, it’s time to discuss Purim-drinking! Specifically, how have various rabbis discussed this matter? Having discussed medieval rabbis’ normative writings previously on The Jewish Drinking Show, I’m excited to welcome back Rabbi David Fried to discuss significant rabbinic normative writings in the 16th-17th centuries on this matter. Rabbi Fried teaches Judaics at […]

“Beer is Man’s Life”: TaZ on Hadash, Featuring Rabbi Ezra Goldschmiedt – The Jewish Drinking Show, Episode #91

How important was beer to 17th century Jews? Apparently, more significant than you or I might guess. In fact, one 17th century rabbi argued that it was significant enough to create a leniency to a Biblical commandment in certain circumstances. In a comment to Rabbi Moses Isserles’ gloss on Shulhan Arukh YD 293:3, Rabbi David HaLevi […]

Clips from Episode #90 on Music and Drinking, featuring Rabbi Daniel Isaac

If you’re curious about the latest episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, featuring Rabbi Daniel Isaac discussing Rav Hai Gaon’s writings on music at drinking parties, you are welcome to check out these clips from the episode. In addition to three video clips, there is also a deleted scene herein, as well: Rav Hai Gaon’s opinions […]

Rav Hai Gaon on Music in the Drinking House, featuring Rabbi Daniel Isaac – The Jewish Drinking Show, episode #90

Music and drinking – two things that we often find go together really well. Yet, Rav Hai Gaon found music in the drinking house to be a problematic matter, which would have lasting consequences. Discussing a couple of rabbinic responsa of Rav Hai Gaon’s is Rabbi Daniel Isaac, who is currently completing his PhD (his […]

Video Clips from the Professor Marc Shapiro Episode

Interested in checking out a couple of clips from the 84th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, featuring Professor Marc Shapiro? You’re in luck! Here are clips on the censorship of Rabbi Moshe Isserles’ gentile wine responsum and on Italian rabbis permitting the consumption of gentile wine:

Rabbi Moshe Isserles’ Censored Responsum on Gentile Wine, featuring Professor Marc Shapiro

Perhaps one of the most famous instances of Jewish censorship involves wine🍷 Joining The Jewish Drinking Show to discuss this wine-related instance of Jewish censorship is Professor Marc Shapiro. A graduate of Brandeis (BA) and Harvard (PhD), Professor Shapiro holds the Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at Scranton University and is the author of numerous […]

Clips From Episode 83: Geonim and Maimonides on Gentile Wine

Interested in some clips from the recent episode of The Jewish Drinking Show? You’re in luck! Here are a couple of clips from the 83rd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, featuring Professor David Freidenreich: Geonim on Gentile Wine Maimonides on Gentile Wine

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