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Launching Audio Resources Page

As JewishDrinking.com serves as the #1 resource in the world for drinking in Jewish wisdom, history, practice, and more, a new resource is now being added to the website: audio resources. This new section will continue to fuel JewishDrinking.com’s place as the leading resource in the world on drinking in Jewish wisdom, history, practice, and […]

KOVAL Distillery, featuring Dr. Sonat Birnecker Hart [The Jewish Drinking Show, episode 118]

Introduction I was surprised to hear in the course of the 118th episode that there were fewer than 45 distilleries in the US just a decade and a half ago when the founders of KOVAL Distillery sought to enter into business(!). In talking with one of the co-founders, Dr. Sonat Birnecker Hart, I was impressed […]

Rabbi Drew Speaks about The Jewish Drinking Show on A Dram & a Drash Podcast

A new podcast featuring a focus on whiskey and Jewish life recently hit the Internet this fall and yours truly is a featured guest. For the third episode of “A Dram & a Drash”, host Rabbi Rachel Gurevitz invited me (Rabbi Drew) to be the guest, in which we spoke largely about The Jewish Drinking […]

Shmaltz Brewing, Featuring Jeremy Cowan & Jesse Epstein [The Jewish Drinking Show Episode #117]

When I came across a press release announcing the end of Shmaltz Brewing Company last fall (and see also articles in Brewbound and Forward), I was sad to see Shmaltz Brewing come to an end, but also knew it would be an excellent opportunity to have a conversation with the founder of the company for an episode […]

Making Cocktails on Shabbat, featuring Dan Rabinowitz [The Jewish Drinking Show episode #114]

As cocktails can offer a delicious enhancement to one’s Shabbat experience, yet there are various challenges that present themselves with regards to proscribed activities on Shabbat, how can one go about making cocktails on Shabbat? To help us navigate these concerns in both keeping to one’s Shabbat observance, as well as enjoying cocktails on Shabbat, […]

Talmudic Parables of Wine with Looks, featuring Dr. Elana Stein Hain [The Jewish Drinking Show episode 113]

Torah is discussed as being compared to wine in the Talmud (Ta’anit 7a), which then causes an intriguing story to emerge involving a parable of wine and how looks are involved. To discuss these Talmudic texts and more, the 113th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show features Dr. Elana Stein Hain. Dr. Stein Hain is […]

The Term חבורה (havurah) in Tannaitic Literature, featuring Dr. Orit Malka [Episode 112 Of The Jewish Drinking Show]

A term that doesn’t seem to have any obvious connection with drinking חבורה (havurah) – yet, it comes up not infrequently within a drinking context in early rabbinic (tannaitic) literature. As such, the 112th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show is dedicated to exploring this connection featuring Dr. Orit Malka. Dr. Malka is a researcher […]

Wine and Shemittah, featuring Rabbi Ezra Friedman [Episode 111 of The Jewish Drinking Show]

A question I have been receiving since this year is a shemittah year, is “What is the deal with Shemittah wine?” To answer this question is first-time guest to The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi Ezra Friedman. Rabbi Friedman is the Deputy Rabbinic Administrator of OU Kosher in Israel, the Director of the OU Gustave and Carol […]

Byzantine-Era Winery in Yavneh

When the news was released in October that the largest Byzantine-era was discovered in Israel, it widely received coverage (including The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, NPR, The Jerusalem Post, Ha’aretz, and many more), which is great. One of the lead archaeologists on that excavation is Dr. Jon Seligman, who joins The Jewish Drinking Show for episode […]

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