"The Songs of Joy" by James Tissot, showing Miriam and the other Israelite women singing after crossing the Red Sea

Dayenu. But is it really enough?

If God had brought us out from Egypt and not given us the Torah, Dayenu. It would have been enough. If God had given us the Torah and not the Temple in Jerusalem, Dayenu. If we built the Temple in Jerusalem but not the rabbinic academies, Dayenu. If we enjoyed the fruits of the rabbinic…
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