Embers



Embers

by Daniel R. Weiss

A man once went to his rabbi and demanded that the rabbi make him a Kohen. The rabbi replied that such a request was impossible. The man begged, offering him millions of dollars in endowment money …

ObtainABILITY



ObtainABILITY

by Daniel R. Weiss

This week, our school has been abuzz as we prepared for our annual Curriculum Fair. We focused our attention, this year, on how music is incorporated into our school day. As you walk through our hallways you can …

Core Values



Core Values

by Daniel R. Weiss

In this week’s Torah portion, Yitro, Moses receives the first set of Tablets, containing the Ten Commandments from God. These Ten Commandments are less than two percent of the total commandment given to the Jewish People, …

Bornblum Takes Deep Dive into Music



Bornblum Takes Deep Dive into Music

Published in The Hebrew Watchman on December 20, 2018

Last week, Bornblum students enjoyed a musical experience that had them clopping, tingling, and banging instruments together while they sang with professional country blues musician, Andy Cohen.

Cohen led high-energy sessions …

Finding Our Why



Finding Our Why

by Daniel R. Weiss

Last week, after Friday night services, as I was discussing Moses’s vulnerability, it was suggested to me that perhaps it wasn’t merely Moses feeling as though he wasn’t good enough to serve God (as I had …

Vulnerability



Vulnerability

by Daniel R. Weiss
Daniel R. Weiss is the Head of School at Bornblum Jewish Community School in Memphis, Tennessee.

Each of us has life-changing or life-altering moments. For some it was the birth of our children, for some it …