Online Conversion To Judaism Expanding at Darshan Yeshiva!

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Darshan Yeshiva’s online conversion program is growing, and you need to know about it. Our hope is to increase the size and scope of the program (if there is demand for it), starting December 1st 2014, in the following ways: Reform, Orthodox, Post-Denominational…More Ways To Convert Students will be able to choose a conversion guided by […]

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

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I’ve decided to go old school by revamping the original PunkTorah vlog on YouTube. For my first video, 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 […]

Seeing The Light: 20-Something’s Share Their Stories of Conversion


For many women as you reach your 20’s you begin the process of creating the building blocks and choosing your path in life. Questions emerge and hopefully are answered – which career will you choose? Will you marry and have children? Where will you live? What is truly important to you? This may also be […]

Online Conversion To Judaism Program


Update: Darshan Yeshiva’s conversion program is growing! While the information below discusses the current program, you can learn more about the (potential) redesign and sign up for free information here.   Darshan Yeshiva’s online conversion program is distance learning based, inexpensive and self-paced. Designed to take ten months, the program covers all of the basics of […]

You Aren’t Jewish Enough (and A Story About Chopsticks)


Note: this article is very “trigger-y”. Fair warning. A few months ago, I led a Shabbat service online at OneShul around the issue of legitimacy. I asked my fellow congregants, “what is the legitimate form of Judaism? Who is legitimately Jewish? And who is legitimate enough to make these kinds of judgement calls, and what does that […]