Category: The Jewish Drinking Show

The Purim Katan Episode [The Jewish Drinking Show, ep. 151]

With the 14th of the first Adar coming up in just a few days, how is this day to be celebrated? After all, it is still kind of like Purim. Indeed, it has become known as Purim Katan – the little Purim. The newest episode of The Jewish Drinking Show focusses on exactly this topic. […]

Drinking During Mourning [The Jewish Drinking Show, episode 150]

Introduction While not typically considered, drinking is something that can happen during mourning in Judaism. There is a prohibition against drinking between death of a loved one and their burial, called aninut, there is an interesting debate concerning drinking during shivah, around which the 150th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show centers. In this fifth […]

The Rebellious Son (Ben Sorer Umoreh), featuring Dr. Rebekah Welton [The Jewish Drinking Show, ep. 149]

Introduction The legislation in the Torah concerning a wayward and rebellious son (בן סורר ומורה) is an interesting, enigmatic, and curious passage relating to raising children (Deuteronomy 21:18-21). It also happens to be an interesting Jewish drinking text to explore. Fortunately, the 149th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show features a guest who has written on […]

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