Sandra Teplinsky has been in Messianic Jewish ministry since 1979. She is president and founder of Light of Zion, a Messianic outreach to Israel and the Church based in California and Jerusalem (www.lightofzion.org). From an Orthodox Jewish background, Sandra obtained a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law, B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois, and Bible training from Talbot Seminary in Los Angeles.
Sandra is an ordained minister and international conference speaker. She has taught Bible college-level courses and church seminars about the relationship between Israel and the Church. She has mobilized prayer for Israel and the Middle East in many nations. Together with her husband, she developed intercessory prayer groups and humanitarian aid projects in Jewish evangelism in the former Soviet Union.
A former attorney, Sandra has authored several books and articles about Israel and the Church, including Israel's Anointing (Chosen Books, 2008); Why Care About Israel? (Chosen Books, 2004); The Blessing of Israel (2002); and Out of the Darkness: The Untold Story of Jewish Revival in the Former Soviet Union (1998). She has been a frequent guest speaker on international television and radio. She and her family maintain their primary residence in the Jerusalem area.