Uncle Harold's Maxwell House Haggadah

Uncle Harold's Maxwell House Haggadah

by Danny Caine


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A probing, comedic exploration of Passover and its food and culture in one Midwestern family. These poems navigate tradition and commercialism while highlighting the Jewish enclaves of Cleveland, Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998897684
Publisher: Etchings Press
Publication date: 06/01/2017
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Danny Caine's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, Mid-American Review, DIAGRAM, Minnesota Review, New Ohio Review, and other places. He is music editor for At Length and reviews books for Los Angeles Review. Hailing from Cleveland, he lives in Lawrence, Kansas, and owns and operates the Raven Book Store.

Table of Contents


We Raise the First Glass and Say


The Inflatable Matzoh Ball of Affliction

Mitzvah Aleinu L’saper Biytziyat Mitzrayim


We Raise the Second Glass and Say

The Seven Plagues I Could Find

The Four Sons and One God-Forbid Future Daughter-in-Law

We Begin to Answer, or Maybe Not

Separate Seders: The Exodus of Grandpa

Shulchan Orech

The Language We Grieve in is Trays


The Bagelox Boy Becomes a Man


We Raise the Third Glass and Say

The Four Sons in Exodus

The Sedermeister’s Steps to Selling Your House

The Fifth Question


We Raise the Fourth Glass and Say

The Wicked Son Prepares to Find the Afikomen


Epilogue: Why I Didn’t Ask My Wife to Convert

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