Sandy Starkman

Board Member

Sandy Starkman is currently the MERCAZ USA Membership Chair and member of its Executive Committee, having served as a VP and Secretary. She attended five World Zionist Congresses as a delegate or alternate and was an alternate/delegate to the WZO's Vaad HaPoel from 2015-2020. Sandy is the proud recipient of the MERCAZ Olami Award 5776 (October 2015), and current board member of the American Zionist Movement representing MERCAZ USA. 


Sandy is a tireless advocate for expanding Adult Jewish education and for creating more meaningful connections between US Jews and Israel, as well as between Jews across the globe. She was a student at the Conservative Yeshiva of the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center, during the summer of 2005. 


Sandy is a longtime member of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, Illinois, where she is a trustee and current Chair of the Gertrude Lederman Family Continuing Education program and a daily minyan attendee. She has degrees in Economics and Public Health from the University of Michigan.


Sandy is married to Larry Pachter and is mother of Uri and Avram.

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