Sara Stirne Ibanez manages all conversion rabbis and mentors as well as Darshan Yeshiva's virtual support team. Sara is focused on sustaining and growing programs and services through this HR lens. A former communications specialist and media maven, Sara holds a B.B.A. in Marketing with a minor in Hospitality Administration from Georgia State University. She brings with her seven years of experience in non-profit healthcare in addition to her sparkling personality and make-it-work mentality.
Director of Strategy and Programming
Rabbi Patrick A. Beaulier manages all aspects of Darshan Yeshiva's technology infrastructure. He is best known as co-founder of PunkTorah (the parent organization of Darshan Yeshiva) and also serves as Director of Innovation for Pluralistic Rabbinical Seminary.
Rabbi Patrick has rabbinical ordination from RSI, a BA from City University of Seattle, and holds several certificates in different areas of pastoral care. Rabbi Patrick also serves as spiritual leader for Kehillah, an independent Jewish community in Richmond, VA.
Senior Digital Support Specialist
Julie supports the inspiring mission of Darshan Yeshiva using her 5+ years of experience in assisting clients with technical issues, learning curves, and website updates, all with kindness, respect, and joy. Her technical background is in programming for website development, WordPress, and project management tools.
Julie has a deep love for Judaism and the Jewish community, including her participation in the Den Collective and learning Yiddish. When she’s not engaged in Jewish activities, Julie is a freelance, creative non-fiction writer, lover of nature, and world traveler.
We do not respond to emails or help desk requests on Shabbat or Jewish holidays. We generally check our help desk at 10AM and 4PM during the work day.
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