How Jews fit—or didn’t fit—into the temperance movement a century ago
Rokhl’s Golden City: Jews don’t drink. Or do they?
It’s been a long year. Drink up.
The Book of Esther represents a turning point in Jewish history: the demonization of the Jews
Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
Kosher for Passover concoctions to pair with pestilence, blood, and boils
Milk and Honey Distillery to produce an Israeli single malt whisky
Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns
Craft-beer producers and home brewers hope to foster a domestic beer culture that mirrors Israel’s wine culture
Yair Lapid taxes cheap booze in Israel, mayhem ensues
Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off
Plus R.I.P. Penn, the Jew of ‘Mad Men,’ and more
How to keep your kids from hopping onto the magic bus
A has-been rocker’s addiction prompts a revelation
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