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

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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!

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Darshan Yeshiva’s online 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-Denominational rabbis. Eventually this will expand to Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox rabbis […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]