Debbie is a proud alum of WDS where she received a stellar education setting her on a path to academic, professional and communal achievement.
After graduating from Barnard College and New York University School of Law and working as a corporate reorganization attorney at Kaye Scholer in New York and a real estate attorney at Cuddy & Feder in White Plains, Debbie served on the Board of Trustees of WDS where she worked on the landmark case against the village of Mamaroneck on behalf of the school as well as on the Learning to Look program and assorted other WDS activities.
Debbie and her husband David live in New Rochelle where they are members of the Young Israel of New Rochelle and have raised their four children; Tani (’04) - now married to Molly and Jared, Eliana and Arielle former WDS students. In the New Rochelle community, Debbie served on the Board of Trustees of Young Israel of New Rochelle, YINR Womens’ League and in various capacities on behalf of the community.
In service to the Westchester/Riverdale/Connecticut community, Debbie now serves on the steering committee of the recently established Robert A. Finkelstein Chapter of I-Shine; a program housed at WDS that provides after school programming for children from families coping with a serious illness or death in the family.
In the the greater Jewish community, from 2011-2015, Debbie served as President of AMIT, an organization supported worldwide providing education to 34,000 Israeli children in 29 cities in Israel, and now serves as AMIT’s Director of Property and Investments, a member of the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and Finance Committee as well as serving on the advisory board of Midreshet AMIT, a gap year program in Israel which she helped to create. Debbie formerly served as Treasurer, regional vice president, member of the founding New Generation Board and was heavily involved in revamping the AMIT constitution and organizational structure in 2006.
Debbie is also a member of the board of the AZM and is on the V’aad Hapoel the governing body of the World Zionist Organization.
For her efforts on behalf of Jewish Education and Israel, Ms. Isaac was awarded the prestigious Herzl Award by the World Zionist Organization in 2009, and in 2013 Ms. Isaac and AMIT were awarded the Jerusalem Prize for their contribution to Israeli society.