Opening Doors



Opening Doors

by Daniel R. Weiss

Daniel R. Weiss is the Head of School at Bornblum Jewish Community School in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the summer, Mr. Weiss’ column will appear monthly rather than weekly.

Yesterday was Lag B’Omer, the 33rd day of …

To Teach, To Listen, To Love



To Teach, To Listen, To Love

by Daniel R. Weiss

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

As kids we are told, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” It’s a lie. Bones …

Removing Stumbling Blocks



Removing Stumbling Blocks

by Daniel R. Weiss

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

In this week’s Torah Portion, Kedoshim, we learn, Lifnei iver lo titten michshol, in front of a blind person, do …

After Death There is Holiness



After Death There is Holiness

by Daniel R. Weiss

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

Over 300 people have lost their lives since March 15 in mosques, churches and synagogues due to terrorists entering onto …

Hip-Hop Haggadah



Hip-Hop Haggadah

Published in ReligionNews.Com, April 17, 2019

Hip-Hop Haggadah celebrates Jewish roots with a beat
April 17, 2019

(Our very own Head of School, Daniel R. Weiss, is quoted below about Bible Rap’s visit to Bornblum)

Matt Bar, left, and Ali …

The Four Types of Learners



The Four Types of Learners

by Daniel R. Weiss

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

This week’s Wisdom is adapted from an article I wrote in April 2016 and published by eJewish Philanthropy on April …