Rabbi Patrick A. Beaulier manages all aspects of Darshan Yeshiva. He is best known as co-founder of PunkTorah (the parent organization of Darshan Yeshiva). Rabbi Patrick has a BA from City University of Seattle, rabbinical ordination from RSI 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.
Director of Admissions
Rabbi Sandy Zisser is the Director of Admission for Darshan Yeshiva, as well as serving as a conversion Rabbi and mentor for the Darshan Training program. Rabbi Sandy holds B.A. degrees in American History and Judaic Studies from the State University of New York at Albany, a M.A. in Special Education from Bank Street College and Rabbinic Ordination from the Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute. He is also a member of the Westchester Board of Rabbis.
Rabbi Sandy loves to interact with people and believes in educating the whole person, He strongly believes in educating the whole person, with opportunities for adults and children to learn, formally and informally, together as families, or independently by age groups. Rabbi Sandy loves teaching all ages from the youngest child to the oldest adult.
Director of Operations
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.