Daniel Lehmann appointed Head of School at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

We are pleased to announce that Rabbi Daniel Lehmann has been appointed Head of School at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School. Rabbi Lehmann, Ph.D. comes to Hausner with decades of leadership experience in Jewish Education, he served as Founding Headmaster of Gann Academy (formerly The New Jewish High School of Greater Boston), Founding Director of the Berkshire Institute of Music and Arts (BIMA), co-founder of the Hevruta Gap-year Program of the Shalom Hartman Institute, co-founder of the Jewish high school Moot Beit Din competition, and co-founder of the North American Association of Jewish High Schools(1). Most recently, Rabbi Lehmann, Ph.D. served as the President of the Graduate Theological Union.

“Danny brings passion, wisdom, courage and humility. These were the qualities of leadership our community was seeking and in Danny we found,” noted Ronit Alcheck Bodner, Chair of the Search Committee.(2)

For more information on this appointment please see the official announcement here

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School, located in Palo Alto, the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, has been providing an extraordinary education for elementary and middle school students for thirty years. Hausner’s mission is to promote academic excellence, community responsibility, and vibrant Jewish living. The school’s open and inclusive community reflects the full spectrum of American Jewry and beyond, welcoming families of all backgrounds and fostering respect for others and a commitment to Jewish values, texts and the State of Israel.

For more information about the Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School please visit hausnerschool.org

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(1) (2) ‘New Head of School Announcement’ Special Communication by Karen Strobel and Yaron Simler Co-Presidents, Hausner Board of Directors via Hausner. Available online at https://mailchi.mp/hausner/new-head-of-school-announcement-4508110?e=983b83ea44