We are "Jewish By Choice", a conversion consulting agency created by Ilana Schiffner and Noam Shapir. Together with our combined expertise we will enable people around the world to find their gate into the Jewish faith.
My name is Ilana Schiffner, an adventurous German, that finally found spiritual fulfillment and her destination in the Jewish Religion and her new home in Israel.
I have recently completed my Orthodox conversion to Judaism with the Rabbinate of Israel.
I am a successful Instagram blogger (@Jewishbychoice) and I aim to inspire other Jewish souls with my journey and guide other like-minded converts on theirs.
Born In Switzerland and raised in 3 different continents, I was always looking for “extra”, the Beyond we all know that exists but tend to deny it, or worse- ignore it. Discovered the depth of Judaism whilst growing up in Israel and this discovery did not leave me much choice, there was no going back. Converted in '13 and been teaching conversion classes since '18.
Full time father to 2, husband to Ety Shapir and worked in the FinTech sector since 11’.
Thrilled to take part in your Journey to Judaism :)