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Rabbi Coffman has truly been a blessing. My nefesh has returned home to my people and Hashem. Rabbi is truly dedicated to teaching Torah and is a wonderful mentor! He is through and always has an answer for any questions that you have and has a great sense of humor. He is thorough with his outlines and presentations on Torah, Tanah and everything to do with Judaism and living a Jewish orthodox life. I have been with rabbi many years. I am more than over joyed that I Hashem has given me the desire of my heart and I have completed this conversion on 1 Shevat. I wish everyone that is being mentored by Rabbi Coffman all the blessings that Hashem can provide you on this journey. Be persistent, study and live the life Hashem has commanded us to live.
Yaffa Chaya Daytona Beach Shores, Fl
I started my journey in 2011. I lived in a very small Catholic town and I knew very few orthodox jews. I spent the first four years from home, in my car, at work reading, researching and learning all about Judaism. I drove all over to many different synagogues and events, and everyone was very helpful and welcoming, but I lacked a relationship to an orthodox rabbi who was willling to guide me on my path towards conversion. I approached an orthodox rabbi near me. He did not agree to sponsor me, but instead encouraged me to come to his weekly shiur and lended me a siddur. From there, I started to attend his weekly shiur for woman, where a few religious women took me under their wings and encouraged me to find a structured program because in our community, there were not many resources for conversion. I didn't even know where to begin to look, but that very week, in the middle if the night, I woke up searching the internet and found a radio show called Light Unto the Nations on Arutz Sheva radio and Rabbi Chaim Coffman was the guest speaker. I reached out to him and he immediately responded. We spoke by phone for an hour, and he sent me his sample syllabus and resume. I approached the Rabbi who gave weekly shiurs. He thought it was a good idea. I contacted the RCA Beit Din near me and they also approved me to proceed. For one year, I committed myself to learning 2x a week with Rabbi Coffman. One of the best pieces of advice I received during my journey was to find a structured program for conversion while living outside of a community, and Rabbi Coffman was the one. He teaches the ins and outs, and topics you won't necessarily find in a book off a library shelf. His classes kept my interest, and I also met another woman online from his class who lived an hour from me and we spent shabbat together. Once I became serious, Rabbi Coffman helped lay the groundwork, such as the laws of shabbos, and reciting brachos over different foods. Eventually I ended up having to sell my home, and move, which is something Rabbi Coffman also speaks about. It is not an easy path, but for anyone who is reading this, who is sincere in their heart and serious about their commitment to live a Jewish life, do not give up. Even after I moved, I had to find a local structured program all over again and the dynamics changed, but the knowledge I gained from Rabbi Coffman put me on the straight and right path. I can testify that Hashem does not take His eyes off His flock. When I didn't know where to go, I felt a push and doors opened and Hashem lead the way by providing me with the exact people I needed to guide me, and Rabbi Coffman is one of those people. Hashem made a promise to our forefathers and fulfills those promises. I completed my conversion three and a half years later in 2018 and I am happily living now in Riverdale, NY
--- Talia Nurit
After few weeks of intense tefilot, Hashem sent to our lifes Rabbi Chaim Coffman, He was a real answer to our prayers! We were heading to our exam with the Beis Din for our conversion, but we were still missing few classes. Rabbi Chaim Coffman had everything we needed, He is a very qualified and excellent teacher, his style is unique, he combines his experience with a little bit of humor, which make the classes easier and fun. We couldn't have had a better teacher, B'H! Thank you Rabbi Coffman for your dedication, for always being there, may Hashem bless you abundantly!
From Ariel Yehuda and Chana Devorah
Fior Dalisa LeFrancois
One of my big concerns when starting the path to conversion was to find the right
teacher. A rabbi that loves Torah & doesn't water down the mitzvot (commandments). A person with
personality, knowledge, and real desire to see you succeed. When I found Rabbi Coffman, I
found exactly that. He has called me to see how things are going and has been very fast about
answering questions that I have emailed him. He conveys how much he wants me
& others to succeed, but he isn't hesitant to tell you that it isn't easy.
He has been a great blessing to me and I will always be grateful for the time, the teachings, and his sincere encouragement.
Probably the thing most converts to Judaism have in common is we come from pagan backgrounds. And so it is only natural that converts like my wife and I have insecurities and apprehensions from leaving a lifestyle and realm based upon false teachings and anti-Torah lies that we once thought were true… for a realm and lifestyle of real truth, of which we knew little. Determined to convert to Judaism our main concern was finding a serious Rabbi, based in Israel, who could not only steer us in the right direction but also connect with us on a personal level while helping us understand the intricacies of Judaism and the Torah.
Our fears were quickly laid to rest when we met and experienced and continue to experience Rabbi Chaim Coffman’s warmth, understanding, devotion and zeal for HaShem, Judaism and Jews. Equally reassuring is his wealth of understanding the Judaic world. Not only has Rabbi Coffman made it possible for us to convert, but also Rabbi Coffman has opened the way for us to understand what we are learning and why, and how to put it into practical application. Finding that Rabbi Coffman makes the conversion process much easier and meaningful than what we first erroneously assumed, we gladly and most heartily recommend Rabbi Coffman to anyone seriously considering converting to Judaism. We cannot imagine having anyone else to guide us through the conversion process, as well as the reward of making a friend for life.
Kol hakavod, Rabbi Coffman!
Les and Tammy Cowan
This is my first experience with a Mentor and I must say
that it has been a wonderful one.
I particularly admire Rabbi Coffman’s passion for teaching
and learning and how he can make any topic very
interesting – and even fun to learn!
What I particularly find amazing about Rabbi Coffman is
his skill to make me think. I have had the chance to chat
with him about a couple of topics and I don’t know how he
does it, but somehow he always make think and reflect on
what I’m doing.
I would never think twice about recommending my Rabbi to
anyone considering conversion.
Not only will they enjoy his classes but also they will have
a caring, helpful, wise and, above all, a kind friend who will
happily share his knowledge and time with them.
Rabbi: I will never thank G-d enough for having sent you to
me and I will always be thankful to you for your patience,
sense of humor and for giving me a chance to learn from
Aracelly Hernandez Urbina
For a person going through giyur, the topics chosen for classes are extremely
relevant to the conversion process. Unfortunately, classes like his are
typically not available at local shuls. Following along in class is especially
easy since notes (provided via the internet) are both detailed and clear. The
Rabbi’s style is engaging and his passion and enthusiasm for teaching Torah
and principles of Judaism is obvious. Then, there are the wonderful
stories!… sometimes personal, sometimes taken from text, but always
Member of Rabbi Coffman’s current class
Sun, Jun 11, 11:35 PM (4 days ago)
It is my great pleasure to enthusiastically recommend Rabbi Chaim Coffman as a teacher and mentor for those seeking to become a convert to Judaism.
Rabbi Coffman was a steady guide during my geirus journey over the course of nearly 4 years. The rabbi worked with me for 2 years before I even officially began the process with the Beis Din. I had several outstanding issues to resolve before beginning; including a previous marriage and the need to be settled in a new community that was more conducive to my growth.
The rabbi has an unwavering commitment to his students. Whether it is the many weekly classes that thoroughly teach Jewish law, thinking, and way of life, or the access to pick up the phone and ring the Rabbi for general counsel regarding other life decisions; he is always there! The rabbi is up early and up late for Torah and his students.
The rabbi spent many hours with me outside of his classes and even made a trip to Florida from Israel in which he met with the Beis Din in person to relay my progress and commitment.
I continue to learn with the Rabbi even amidst my busy work and travel schedule due the convenience of his online classes and recordings. I make a point to visit Rabbi Coffman and his family when I’m in Israel and believe he will be a lifelong teacher and friend.
Ezra Ephraim Adler
"Conversion is a difficult journey, very hard - harder than we can imagine - and Rabbi Coffman is a trustworthy and knowledgeable guide and mentor, who delivers. If you are meant to complete
Conversion, he will not let you down."
“ I met rabbi Coffman during the early stages of leaving Christianity. He helped me one on one over the course of a year. Learning to deal with my family and other relationships while on my journey.
I ended up going through a very severe tragedy in the last year and the rabbis classes saved my life. I had very little support from family and friends. However He gave me reading material and his stories about his life and emuna and bitachon has helped me even to this day. Thank you rabbi for helping me along my way to a Jewish conversion and giving me a new perspective on life “
My name is Belle and I am in the process of converting to Judiasm. I have been curious about other religions ever since I learned Jesus was a Jew. It didn't make sence to me why all Christians didn't follow Judiasm and then as a Registered Nurse I startetd to realize how important it was for me toi find myself spiritaully. So I started my spiritual journey and about 2 yrs ago I started taking classes about Judiasm and took a class at the JCC center in upper west side. I also joined this Yahoo group for converts, which was very informative and found plenty of resources. I finally met with Rabbi Chaim Coffman and I am so happy that Rabbi Coffman has given me the chance to join his class over a confrence call. The class meets for about 1 1/2 to 2 hrs over conference call. I was so astonished to have had the opportunity to meet other like me around the United States who shared the same feelings I had about my faith. It is always nice to meet others who are going through the same thing it makes you feel less lonely, but learnign about Judiasm how can you feel lonely when you bless and have an immediate interaction with G-d fromt the moment you wake up. I feel so lucky tyo have had met Rabbi Coffman. He is so informative and at time I feel like wow how blessed am I to have met someone who would give his time and would wake up at the break of morning to teach me Torah and the way to a Jewish life. I couldn't think of any reason why I wouldn;t recommend this class to anyone who was at a point in their lives were they felt like converting to Judiasm. Not only would you need to learn before converting, but even after convertion the importance of learning as a Jew is key to having a relationship with G-d, to keeping a blessed home and to grow spiritually all together. Rabbi Coffman is such an amazing person and I couldn;t thank him enough for finding the strength in him to teach us each morning at like 5am or 12 pm. Thank so much Rabbi Coffman. I have been attending your class for almost 1 yr and still feel the need and the urge to learn more and whenI dont attend classes and get cought up with the busy life no one couldn't believe how much I miss my Rebbi Coffman voice and the need learn more Torah.
Rabbi Coffman is a unique breed among Orthodox Rabbis. He has always been there for me throughout my spiritual journey.
I recommended him to many of my friends and he has always come through.
His approach to teaching Judaism helps his students better understand the importance of being well educated in any major spiritual decision.
His approachable personality is the key to his success which I find very rare in my encounters with other Orthodox Rabbis.
I highly respect and admire Rabbi Coffman and feel honored in being considered a friend.
I overlook his judgment in sports teams which is his only negative trait.
Luis Carmona-Tampa. Fl.
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