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A Significant Rabbinic Discussion on Wine & Drinking: Eruvin 64-65

One of the lengthier discussions on wine and drinking in rabbinic literature occurs in the Babylonian Talmud on Eruvin 64-65, which happens to also be the pages of the current Daf Yomi cycle for today and tomorrow. Enjoy this introductory overview of the drinking texts on pages Eruvin 64a, Eruvin 64b, Eruvin 65a, and Eruvin […]

The Kiddush Club Episode

The 45th podcast/video episode of the JewishDrinking.com Show is now out! Featuring Rabbi Avi Finegold, this episode is all about Kiddush Clubs. Here is the video of the episode: Here is the podcast of the episode: Towards the end of the episode, Rabbi Finegold mentions this post from The Seforim Blog on “Jews, Drinking & […]

Episode #44 – Drinking During the Ten Days of Repentance: An Introduction

The 44th episode in the JewishDrinking.com podcast/video series is now out. In this episode, “Drinking During the Ten Days of Repentance: An Introduction”, Rabbi Drew Kaplan leads an introductory overview of Jewish practices of drinking during the Jewish season of the High Holidays (ימים נוראים), also known as the Ten Days of Repentance (עשרת ימי […]

Honey and Mead: Podcast Episode #43

As we get ready to celebrate Rosh HaShanah, one can’t help but think of apples and honey. In the newest episode of the podcast and video series, we focus both on honey and, as you may expect, drinking fermented honey – mead. Speaking on bee honey is Rabbanit Amalia Haas, foundress of Bee Awesome, as […]

Upcoming Podcast & Video Episodes for September 2020

Taking the rest of August off for a little summer break, JewishDrinking.com’s podcast and video series will resume after Labor Day with episodes on Lubavitcher Fabrengens, Honey/Mead, Kiddush Clubs, and a “Drinks and Discussion” episode on drinking during the Ten Days of Repentance (including Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur). The Honey/Mead episode features Rabbanit Amalia […]

Yalta’s Wine-Destroying

On the newest release amongst the podcast/video episodes, Alieza Salzberg Yizhar joins the show to discuss a particular incident in the Talmud where Yalta destroys 400 jugs of wine (see below for text from the Babylonian Talmud on this incident). She teaches Talmud at the Conservative Yeshiva and courses in Jewish History and Literature at […]

Drinking During The Nine Days

For the 40th episode in the JewishDrinking podcast/video series, this episode is something different: a live Zoom discussion with whomever wanted to show up. Having only posted about this opportunity yesterday and shockingly getting a few people to join in, it was an enjoyable discussion on drinking during “The Nine Days”, from Rosh Chodesh Av […]

Tip Top Proper Cocktails

Canned craft kosher cocktails? Yes – Tip Top Proper Cocktails, a company less than a year old, is producing a trio of classic cocktails, kosher-certified consumable in cans. The products it currently offers: Manhattan, Negroni, and Old-Fashioned.* Joining us to discuss both the company and its products Tip Top’s co-founder Neal Cohen, who also discusses […]

The Libation Episode

A recent fascination of mine here at Jewish Drinking has been libations, which first arose in my mind in December as related to Jewish drinking interests, and it’s been something that’s quite curious to me increasingly ever since. To discuss this topic for the newest podcast episode is Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Zuckier, who was not […]

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