Tag: Passover Seder

The Origin of Dropping Wine at the Passover Seder

Introduction One of the interesting practices that takes place at the Passover Seder is the dropping out of wine at certain points. In the 64th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi Professor Zev Farber joins Rabbi Drew Kaplan in discussing the origin of this practice. Guest Bio Rabbi Dr. Zev Farber is the Senior […]

Women and the Four Cups of Wine at the Passover Seder

Introduction The 63rd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show features Miriam Gedweiser in conversation with Rabbi Drew Kaplan about the Talmudic inclusion of women for the four cups of wine at the Passover Seder. Guest Bio Miriam Gedwiser teaches Talmud and Tanach at the Ramaz Upper School and is on the faculty of Drisha. Miriam […]

Why Four Cups in Rabbinic Literature?

Episode Introduction Why did the rabbis institute a minimum of four cups of wine at the Passover Seder? In the 62nd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi David Polsky and Rabbi Drew Kaplan discuss what the rabbis in the Mishnah and both Talmuds have to say about why we have this minimum. Guest Bio Rabbi […]

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