Rebecca Starr is originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She received her undergraduate degrees in Education and Judaic Studies and a Master's Degree in Social Work and Jewish Communal Service from the University of Michigan. She served as the Director of Education and Programming at Northern Hills Synagogue in Cincinnati and Assistant Director of Federation's Alliance for Jewish Education. Rebecca currently serves as an independent educational consultant and an instructor for the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School. She also works at Camp Ramah in Canada in the summer and works with the National Ramah Commission and the Detroit Ramah Fellows Program throughout the year. She is married to Rabbi Aaron Starr and they have two children. Caleb is 8 and Ayal is 5. The family resides in Southfield, Michigan.