Tag: Purim

The Purim Katan Episode [The Jewish Drinking Show, ep. 151]

With the 14th of the first Adar coming up in just a few days, how is this day to be celebrated? After all, it is still kind of like Purim. Indeed, it has become known as Purim Katan – the little Purim. The newest episode of The Jewish Drinking Show focusses on exactly this topic. […]

Arukh HaShulhan’s Conclusion on Purim-Drinking [Clip from 127th Episode of The Jewish Drinking Show]

In this clip from the 127th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi David Fried and Rabbi Drew Kaplan discuss Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein‘s conclusion on Purim-drinking in his Arukh HaShulhan:

18th &19th Century Rabbis on Purim-Drinking (Later Aharonim), featuring Rabbi David Fried [Episode 127 of The Jewish Drinking Show]

Intro Having discussed medieval rabbis’ normative writings previously on The Jewish Drinking Show, as well as 16th-17th century rabbis’ normative rabbis on Purim-drinking on The Jewish Drinking Show, I’m excited to welcome back Rabbi David Fried to discuss significant rabbinic normative writings in the 18th-19th centuries on this matter. (Here is the source sheet we used […]

Massekhet Purim: An 18th Century Talmudic Parody, featuring Professor Richard Sarason [The Jewish Drinking Show, Episode #126]

Introduction As Purim is a time for not only merry-making and drinking, but also for some silliness, there have also been Hebrew parodies written for Purim, including, as we have discussed before, 14th century Hebrew parodies. Moving closer to our time, the very amusing Massekhet Purim, a Talmudic parody for Purim in the 18th century, […]

14th century Purim Parodies featuring Rabbi Adam Rosenthal

When Purim rolls around, it’s often celebrated as an occasion for levity and silliness, with a special focus on – you guessed it – drinking. As such, the 95th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show welcomes Rabbi Adam Rosenthal to discuss 14th century Purim parodies that are all about drinking. Rabbi Rosenthal is presently employed […]

Rabbi David HaLevi “TaZ” Segal’s Novel Opinion on Purim-Drinking

In this clip from the 94th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi David Fried and Rabbi Drew Kaplan discuss Rabbi David HaLevi “TaZ” Segal‘s novel opinion on Purim-drinking: This clips is also available on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

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