Shifrah and Bob Bornstein
Names Shifrah and Bob Bornstein
Ages 44 and 46
How long have you been a member of The Temple? 1-5 years
Why did you decide to join The Temple? Everyone was so warm and welcoming we knew we had to join!
What do you do for a living? Reading Recovery Teacher at JCPS (Shifrah) and attorney at Bornstein & Bornstein (Bob)
What is your favorite holiday (it doesn’t have to be Jewish)? Thanksgiving
What is your favorite Temple memory? It will be Jonathan’s Bar Mitzvah next year.
What is your favorite Jewish food? Matzah Ball Soup
What is the farthest you’ve traveled? Israel, Russia
How do you like to celebrate special occasions? Cake!
How did you meet your spouse or partner (if you have one)? We met at a Jewish young adult function at the Bristol Bar & Grill.
What are some of your hobbies and interests? dog walking (Shifrah), basketball and racquetball (Bob)
What is your favorite volunteer activity? Temple Board of Trustees
What was your first car? Do you miss it? Ford Fairmont station wagon (sky blue). Nah.
Seen any good movies lately? Bag of Marbles which was part of the Louisville Jewish Film Festival. Terrific French film about two brothers which reminded me of my own boys.
Do you have a favorite sport and/or sports team? Louisville Cardinals
Know any good jokes? Client asks a lawyer how much he charges. Lawyer replies, “Three questions for $500”. Client says, “that’s a bit much, don’t you think?” Lawyer: “No, what’s your third question?
Do you have a hidden talent? If we do, it is hidden from us, also!
Do you have any pets? A turtle named Turtle (not very creative, we know).
Have you lived anywhere besides Louisville? Shifrah is originally from Cincinnati where much of her family still resides.
What’s your favorite bible character and why? Shifrah! One of Moses’ midwives who helped deliver him. Also David and Jonathan, the names of our two boys.
What is your favorite Louisville restaurant? Ruth’s Chris
What do you want to be when you grow up? Professional Dog Walker (Shifrah) NBA star! (Bob)
Who would play the role of YOU in a Hollywood movie? Lauren Graham and George Clooney (they’re available, right?)