Simchas Toy-rah, Google SEO, and Why No One Cares That You’re A Convert

Let’s talk about Google SEO, Simchat Torah and why people are super paranoid about being outed as converts. SEO I heard from a friend of mine that a certain Jewish movement was going to begin focusing heavily on Internet SEO (search engine optimization) because some of their Jewish learning resources were not coming up on […]

Convert to Judaism Online with Reform, Conservative and Jewish Renewal Rabbis

Our sister website Darshan Yeshiva has Reform, Conservative, Jewish Renewal, and Post-Denominational rabbis ready to help you convert to Judaism at your own pace. Our program takes ten months and includes online learning, one-on-one mentorship with your rabbi, bet din and mikvah. Our rabbis passed a rigorous vetting process (so you know they’re legitimate), and […]

Meet Channah Chaya, Our Newest Writer, On Her Two Month “Conversionsary”

Recently I reached out to a young woman on Facebook who is about to go through the process of the beit den to finish her conversion to Judaism. Although I am a Jew-by-Choice (a term I will be using to describe myself but I do not apply the same phrase to others who have converted […]

Convert with Conservative and Reform Rabbis at Darshan Yeshiva

Darshan Yeshiva, a sister website of PunkTorah, provides distance-learning conversion to Judaism through Reform, Conservative and Post-Denominational rabbis (with Orthodox rabbis coming soon!) Rabbi Ben Romer (Reform) Our current Reform rabbi is Ben Romer, who has been a rabbi for over 30 years, both in congregations and as an Army Chaplain for 22 years. He […]

Online Conversion To Judaism Expanding at Darshan Yeshiva!

Darshan Yeshiva’s onlineĀ conversion program is growing, and you need to know about it. We have increased the size and scope of our program in the following ways: Reform, Orthodox, Post-Denominational…More Ways To Convert Students are able to choose a conversion guided by Reform or Post-DenominationalĀ rabbis. Eventually this will expand to Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox rabbis […]

5 Myths and Facts about the Darshan Yeshiva Online Conversion to Judaism Program

I’d like to address the myths and facts about the Darshan Yeshiva online conversion to Judaism program. This video was taken while I was on my recent trip to Florida and was staying in a lavish extended stay hotel, so enjoy the aesthetically pleasing background. So here we go… MYTH: Our online conversions take away […]