The Jewish Drinking Show

Psalms 104:15 in the Babylonian Talmud featuring Professor AJ Berkovitz

June 08, 2021 Drew Kaplan Episode 73
The Jewish Drinking Show
Psalms 104:15 in the Babylonian Talmud featuring Professor AJ Berkovitz
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In the 73rd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Professor AJ Berkovitz and Rabbi Drew Kaplan discuss how the Biblical verse of "וְיַ֤יִן ׀ יְשַׂמַּ֬ח לְֽבַב־אֱנ֗וֹשׁ wine cheers the hearts of men" (Psalm 104:15) gets used in the Babylonian Talmud.

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Welcome
Introduction to Professor AJ Berkovitz
Introduction to Psalms 104:15
How did the rabbis deal with the book of Psalms?
Sneak peak at next week's episode
Tannaitic treatment(s) of the verse
Suggestions/ideas?
An overview of the rabbis using Biblical texts
Introduction to the Babylonian Dream Book
Wine in dreams: An Early Amoraic Usage (Berakhot 57a)
Yoma 76b & Sanhedrin 70a: Later Amoraic Usages
Stammaitic Usages (Berakhot 35b & Avodah Zarah 29a)
Wrapping-up