Dayenu or How Uncle Murray Saved the Seder

by Rosalind Schilder

Other authorsKatherine Kahn (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1988





Kar-Ben Pub (1988), 32 pages


Deciding that a Passover seder is too much work, Uncle Murray and Aunt Helene decide to skip some of the things they do every year. However, one thing leads to another and soon a joyous celebration is underway.

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LibraryThing member tam2think
This is the funniest Passover book I have ever read! Uncle Murray thinks he will just do a little for Passover, but with each step he realizes that it is not enough. Dayenu! See how a fictional-life family deals with the reality that buying Matza is not the same as making a seder.
LibraryThing member raizel
I have only glanced at this, but it seems clever. Dayenu means approximately "it is be enough for us." Every time the family decides that they'll just do this much for Passover and it will be enough, they decide to do just one more thing as well. Eventually, they complete the Seder. The high points of the evening are covered, so it's also educational.… (more)


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Physical description

32 p.; 8.5 inches


0930494768 / 9780930494766


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