Category: America

Challenges of Rabbis Selling Alcohol During Prohibition

In this clip from the 101st episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Dr. Yaakov Weinstein shares his research on context for challenges of rabbis selling alcohol during Prohibition, deriving from his “Grape Juice: the Solution to Prohibition”, Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought Vol. 48, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 19-32.

How Grape Juice Was Treated As Any Other Fruit Juice by American Orthodoxy due to Prohibition [Clip from Ep. 101]

In this clip from the 101st episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Dr. Yaakov Weinstein shares his research on how American Orthodoxy treated grape juice like any other fruit juice in the Prohibition era and even afterwards, deriving from his “Grape Juice: the Solution to Prohibition”, Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought Vol. 48, No. […]

American Orthodox Attitudes to Grape Juice During Prohibition and Beyond, featuring Dr. Yaakov Weinstein

A curious thing happened with Prohibition: Orthodox Jews in America argued strongly for the use of wine in the course of various ritual uses. While episode #21 of The Jewish Drinking Show featured a discussion on Prohibition, the insufficiency of grape juice was argued strongly by Orthodox rabbis. Having researched and written on this topic in his […]

The Use of Raisin Wine Amongst American Jews in the 19th Century

In this clip from the 100th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Professor Jonathan Sarna shares about the use of raisin wine amongst American Jews in the 19th century: In addition to being available on YouTube, this video clip is also on Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Instagram.

How the Use of Raisin Wine Amongst American Jews in the 19th Century Became a Part of American Political Discourse

In this clip from the 100th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Professor Jonathan Sarna shares In addition to being available on YouTube, this video clip is also on Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Instagram.

19th Century Raisin Wine in America – featuring Professor Jonathan Sarna

While we take it for granted that wine, in general, and kosher wine, in particular, is widely available in America, that has not always been the case. For many American Jews in the 19th century, many took to raisin wine, particularly for Passover. For the 100th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Professor Jonathan Sarna […]

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