Tag: Passover Seder

The Origin of the “Diminishing Our Joy” Explanation for Dropping Wine at the Passover Seder [Video Clip]

In this clip from the 153rd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi Dr. Zvi Ron discusses the origin of the “Diminishing our joy” explanation for dropping wine at the Passover Seder:

What to Drink at the Seder During the Holocaust? [Video Clip]

In this clip from the 131st episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Professor Samuel Levine shares about Rabbi Ephraim Oshry’s rabbinic responsum on what Jews in the Kovno Ghetto could use for their four cups at the Passover Seder:

Four Cups and the Holocaust, featuring Professor Samuel Levine [Episode #131 of The Jewish Drinking Show]

Introduction While the Passover Seder is a celebration of the freedom of our Jewish ancestors from Egyptian slavery and becoming a nation, it is hard to picture this in terms of what the experience of being in the Holocaust, as it was very much not an experience of freedom. Moreover, a cornerstone of the Passover […]

The Four Cups of Wine as Elevating One’s Passion and One’s Strength [Video Clip]

In this clip from the 129th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi Zac Kamenetz shares on Rav Nachman of Breslov’s approach to the four cups of wine at the Passover Seder elevating one’s passion and one’s strength to perform mitzvot:

Demons and the Four Cups of Wine at the Passover Seder [Redux] featuring Professor Sara Ronis

With Passover arriving at the end of this week, it’s a great time to revisit the Talmudic concern of demons when consuming an even number of cups of wine. Having previously discussed this topic on episode 25 of The Jewish Drinking Show, I am excited to revisit this topic with Professor Sara Ronis, whose forthcoming […]

Wine in Medieval Haggadah Art

It’s hard to ignore the role of wine during the Passover Seder. It’s also hard to ignore the haggadah at a Passover Seder. So what about wine in the Passover Haggadah? To discuss wine in Medieval Haggadah Art is Professor Marc Michael Epstein. Professor Epstein is the Professor of Religion on the Mattie M. Paschall […]

4th Cup of Wine Suggestions For the Passover Seder

In this clip from the 97th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Brad du Plessis shares his suggestions for types of wines to consider for one’s fourth cup of wine at the Passover Seder: This video clip is also available on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Second Cup of Wine Suggestions for the Passover Seder

In this clip from the 97th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Brad du Plessis shares his suggestions for types of wines to consider for one’s second cup of wine at the Passover Seder: This clip is also available on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok.

Suggestions for Four Cups of Wine at the Passover Seder, featuring Brad du Plessis [Episode #97 of The Jewish Drinking Show]

Looking for suggestions on selecting wines for your Passover Seder? While you could check out suggestions for very specific wines,* how might you go about selecting different wines for each of the four cups minimum at the Passover Seder? To provide insights for these questions, the 97th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show features Brad du […]

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 […]

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