Jewish Drinking Show: 16th-17th Century Rabbis On Purim-Drinking

This week on the Jewish Drinking Show, Rabbi Drew continues his exploration of Purim-Drinking. This time, he delves into the views of 16th-17th Century Rabbis with returning guest Rabbi David Fried.

Rabbi Fried teaches Judaics at the upper school of the New England Jewish Academy. He is also an editor and frequent contributor at The Lehrhaus. He lives in West Hartford, CT, with his wife Molly and their two sons, Elchanan and Saadia. He earned his rabbinic ordination from YCT Rabbinical School.

Rabbinic opinions we discuss are Rabbi Yosef Karo (1488-1575), Rabbi Moshe Isserles (1530-1572), Rabbi Mordechai Yoffe (1530-1612), Rabbi Yoel Sirkis (1561-1640), Rabbi David ha-Levi Segal (1586-1667), Rabbi Abraham Gombiner (1635-1682), Rabbi Eliyahu Spira (1660–1712), and Rabbi Hezekiah da Silva (1659–1698).