Tag: American Orthodoxy

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 […]

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