Events

Israeli Whiskey Tasting

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Time:
7pm
Location:
New York, NY 10011

Join Josh Mann of Jews and Booze for an exclusive whisky tasting in a private home. Explore the stories and flavors of nine different Israeli whiskies from all over the country, and learn about ELEM's diverse programs in each city. All proceeds benefit ELEM's work with vulnerable youth in Israel. 

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A Whisky Tour of Israel

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024
Time:
6:30 - 8:30pm
Location:
The Vilna Shul
18 Phillips St.
Boston MA 02114

Join us for a whole new way to learn about Israel!

We’ll enjoy pours of nine different exclusive Israeli whiskies along with a fun and interactive tour of the whiskies, with information about each pour, distillery, and master distiller. Kosher charcuterie will accompany the tasting.

A Spirited Evening To Bolster Israel's Economy

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
Time:
7:30 - 10pm
Location:
Congregation Shaarei Tefillah
35 Morseland Ave
Newton, MA 02459

Join us for a fun night of Israeli whiskey and food to bolster Israel's economy!

The Evening of Jewish Renaissance

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Time:
Doors open at 7pm ET
Location:
Dwares JCC
401 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI 02906

Join us for a night of diverse learning opportunities, discussions, and interactive experiences that explore the many facets of Jewish culture.

KiddushFest 2023

Date: Monday, June 19, 2023
Time:
4:30pm (VIP)
6:30pm (General Admission)
Location:
230 Fifth Rooftop Bar
230 5th Ave
New York, NY 10001

Join us for the 3rd annual KiddushFest, featuring 300+ whiskies from around the world, a rooftop cigar bar, and delicious modern and traditional Kosher cuisine!

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A Taste of Whiskey (Israel-Style)

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2023
Time: 6 PM
Location:
East Midwood Jewish Center
1625 Ocean Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11230

In the last couple of years, quietly and slowly, the Israeli whiskey industry (particularly distilleries in Tel Aviv and the Galilee) became the surprise of the whiskey world. In fact, this year, the young “Milk and Honey” distillery won the biggest award the whiskey industry has to offer: 2023 World Whiskies Awards.

Thanks to JAFI and UJA, we will have the opportunity to explore the Israeli whiskey industry - we will taste nine different Israeli whiskies from six different distilleries.

Israel on Nostrand Avenue Celebration

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2023
Time: 11 AM
Location:
Kings Bay Y
3495 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229

Celebrate Israel at 75 with Jews and Booze and the Kings Bay Jewish Community!

Israeli Whiskey Tasting at BHS

Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023
Time: 7 PM
Location:
Brooklyn Heights Synagogue
131 Remsen St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Taste nine different exclusive Israeli whiskies from six Israeli distilleries! Learn about Israel’s thriving whiskey industry, and have a fun time socializing with other whiskey-loving members of Brooklyn Heights Synagogue. 

A Taste of Whiskey (Israel-Style)

Date: Monday, May 29, 2023
Time: 6 PM
Location:
Park Slope Jewish Center
1320 8th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Close out Memorial Day with friends and a taste of great Israeli whiskey.

In the last couple of years, quietly and slowly, the Israeli whiskey industry (particularly distilleries in Tel Aviv and the Galilee) became the surprise of the whiskey world. In fact, this year, the young “Milk and Honey” distillery won the biggest award the whiskey industry has to offer: 2023 World Whiskies Awards.

Thanks to JAFI and UJA, we will have the opportunity to explore the Israeli whiskey industry - we will taste nine different Israeli whiskies from six different distilleries.

Tikkun Leil Shavuot 2023

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2023
Time: 10 PM
Location:
Marlene Meyerson JCC
334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th Street
New York, NY 10023

Come together with people from across the spectrum of Jewish Life for a free, revelatory night of study, film, music, dance, yoga, whiskey, and more in celebration of Shavuot. Come for the revelation, stay for the cheesecake!

Celebrating Israel at 75

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2023
Time: 2 PM
Location:
Temple Israel of New Rochelle
1000 Pinebrook Blvd
New Rochelle, NY 10804

Celebrate Israel at 75 with Jews and Booze and the Southern Westchester Jewish Community!

Israeli Whiskey Tasting

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM
Location:
Beth El Synagogue Center
1324 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10804

Taste a variety of exclusive Israeli whiskies, learn about the thriving whiskey industry in Israel, and have a fun time socializing with the New Rochelle Jewish Community.

Israeli Whiskey Tasting

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023
Time: 6:30 PM
Location:
Mt. Kisco, NY

Taste a variety of exclusive Israeli whiskies, learn about the thriving whiskey industry in Israel, and have a fun time socializing with the Northern Westchester Jewish Community.

Shabbat Shabbang - Israeli Whiskey Tasting

Date: Friday, April 21, 2023
Time: 7 PM
Location:
Marlene Meyerson JCC
334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th Street
New York, NY 10023

Experience pours of nine exclusive Israeli whiskies in a variety of styles, with Josh Mann, creator of the Jews and Booze community and brand. This dinner will be a fun and interactive curated tour, with information about each pour and distillery.

WHAT IS SHABBAT SHABBANG?

We begin every Shabbat Shabbang in the lobby for rituals and appetizers. It’s a moment to come together as a Shabbat community and begin the process of letting go of the hustle of our week. From there we go off to our selected program rooms for a dairy meal, delicious wines, and an hour of stimulating conversations, artistic experiences, and illuminating learning opportunities. We reconvene for desserts and coffee.

Israeli Whiskey Tasting

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM
Location:
The Aligned Center
Irvington, NY

Taste a variety of exclusive Israeli whiskies, learn about the thriving whiskey industry in Israel, and have a fun time socializing with the Rivertowns Jewish Community.

Israeli Whiskey Tasting

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
Time: 6:30 PM
Location:
Jewish Arts Collaborative
Newton, MA

Taste a variety of exclusive Israeli whiskies, learn about the thriving whiskey industry in Israel, and have a fun time socializing with the community.

The Chosen Comedy Festival - Miami

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time: 8 PM
Location:
The James L. Knight Center
400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131

J&B is proud to be is one of the partnering organizations for The Chosen Comedy Festival at The James L. Knight Center in Miami on December 20h!

Get your tickets now at: standupny.com/chosencomedyfest

Join us before the show for an exclusive meet and greet with some delicious J&B whiskey!

The Chosen Comedy Festival

Date: Tuesday, August 16 2022
Time: 6:30 PM
Location:
Coney Island Amphitheater
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

J&B is proud to be is one of the partnering organizations for The Chosen Comedy Festival at the Coney Island Amphitheatre in Brooklyn on August 16th!

KiddushFest NYC 2022

Date: Thursday, June 30 2022
Time: 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Zanger Hall in Hudson Yards
347 West 34th St, NY, NY 10001

After a 2 year hiautus, New York City's Premier Kiddush Club Whisky Event with fine and rare spirits from around the world is back in action!   14 years ago, Ari and Gemma White hosted their first Kosher Whisky Dinner in NYC, a fundraiser for Tikvah Children's House, a Jewish Orphanage in Odessa Ukraine.   It is only fitting that our worlds come full circle this year as we redidatcate Kiddushfest partnering with our friends at Tikvah who need our help this year more then ever before.     After 14 years of catering Kosher whisky dinners and events including the past 7 years of NYC's acclaimed Whisky Jewbilee, Ari and Gemma White are pleased to host this year's largest Kosher Whisky and Food Festival as we return to the historic Hudson Yards Synagogue.  .      

The evening promises over 300 bottles from 40 Brands from around the world in addition to local breweries a cigar stand and award winning Glatt Kosher Food from the Wandering Que.      

Don't miss the Summer's best New York Whisky tasting event!    Tickets are limited!  

"Am Yisrael High: The Story of Jews and Cannabis" - Exhibition Opening & Panel Discussion

Co-Sponsored by Jews and Booze

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022
Time: 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th St, NY, NY 10011

Mentioned in the Bible and discussed in numerous traditional texts, cannabis has long been a part of Jewish life. For millennia, Jews have been buying, selling, and using cannabis for religious and medicinal purposes and as an intoxicant. The opening of YIVO’s latest exhibit,Am Yisrael High: The Story of Jews and Cannabis, will feature a panel discussion moderated by Eddy Portnoy, who will provide a brief overview of the relationship between Jews and cannabis. He’ll then moderate a discussion with Ed Rosenthal, Adriana Kertzer, Rabbi/Dr. Yosef Glassman, and Madison Margolin.