Tag: Rishonim

Medieval Rabbis on Gentile Wine, featuring Prof. David Freidenreich

With gentile wine being seen as off-limits in the times of the Mishnah and Talmud, how did post-Talmudic rabbis advise on this matter? Joining the 83rd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show is Professor David Freidenreich. Prof. Freidenreich is the Pulver Family Professor of Jewish Studies at Colby College, where he serves as director of […]

Maimonides on Kiddush and Havdallah

In the 66th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi Dan Margulies joins Rabbi Drew Kaplan in a discussion on Maimonides’ views on Kiddush and Havdallah for Shabbat. Guest Bio Rabbi Dan Margulies is currently on the high school Judaics faculty of the Berman Hebrew Academy. He was formerly rabbi of The Riverdale Minyan, formerly […]

Medieval Jewish Legal Authorities (Rishonim) on Purim-Drunkenness

Introduction With Purim taking place at the end of this week, drinking on Purim is curiously an interesting topic of discussion. With the Talmudic statement to get drunk on Purim (for more on this topic in the Talmud, see this episode featuring Prof. Jordan Rosenblum), how do the medieval Jewish legal authorities deal with this […]

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