Leaders and Financials

Thank you for Making Our Impact Possible

At Hadassah we’re known for our visionary leadership. To keep apace of quickly changing times, we rely on the strong partnership of our exceptional volunteer leadership and professional staff, who together ensure a strong future for Hadassah by adopting sound governance, mission-driven policies and financial management. None of this would be possible without the passion and generosity of our donors.

Donor Impact

 A Family’s Lifelong Love for Israel & Hadassah Inspires Bequest for Cancer Research
Donor Impact

A Family’s Lifelong Love for Israel & Hadassah Inspires Bequest for Cancer Research

Their Uncle’s Legacy Lives on in New Dormitory
Donor Impact

Their Uncle’s Legacy Lives on in New Dormitory

Financials

Financial Summary
Financials

Financial Summary

2022 Grants & Program Expenses
Financials

2022 Grants & Program Expenses

National Officers

PRESIDENT
Rhoda Smolow

VICE PRESIDENT
Janet Hand Deixler
Peg Elefant
Shelley Kaplan
Valerie Lowenstein
Jill Sapperstein
Dr. Rachel Schonberger

TREASURER
Michelle Hubertus

SECRETARY
Carol Ann Schwartz

PAST NATIONAL PRESIDENTS
Nancy Falchuk
Ellen Hershkin
Carmela Kalmanson*
Bonnie Lipton
Marcie Natan
Marlene E. Post

All officers are members of the National Board and the Executive Committee *Deceased, early 2023

National Board Members

Phyllis J. Abramsom
Liz Alpert
Haidi Appel
Joyce Backman
Stephanie Z. Bonber
Aileen Bormel
Lisa Davidson
Tracey Drayer
Sara Efrat Efron
Ruth Ann Freedman

Lynn Gold-Benjamin
Michelle Goldberg
Zandra Goldberg
Linda S. Goldstein
Jill Goldstone
Dianne Gottlieb
Carole Greenfield
Haren A. Haber
Lynda Heyman
‍Sheila Glass

Lynda Heyman
Roz Kantor
Debbie Knight
Viviane Kovacs
Rebecca Krasnegor
Stacey Maslow
Susan Moye
Carol Rosenthal
Michele Rubin
Roni Schwartz

Shelley Sherman
Robin Shuman
Barbara Shurberg
Diane Sigel
Kacy Spivack
Anastasia Torres-Gil
Dana Waxler
Laurie Werner
Elaine Winograd
Deborah Wiskind

Region President Board Members

1ST YEAR
Sharon Goretsky

2ND YEAR
Leslie Gonzalez
Tami Rabin
Sandra Smith

3RD YEAR
Michelle Conwisar
Geri Lipschitz
Joanne Shapiro
Renee Sidman

National Portfolio Council

Phyllis J.Abramsom
Renee Albert
Liz Alpert
Iris Altschuler
Lynn Altshuler
Amy Applebaum
Miriam Aron
Marion Aronheim
Sara Aronson
Dr. Ofelia Averack
Joyce Backman
Rachel Baum
Esther Yelen Berman
Stacy Berman
Kenneth Bernstein (Hadassah Associates President)
Elaine Binder*
Barbara Black
Gail Black
Donna Blankinship
Linda Freedman Block
Karen Bloom
Nancy Bluth
Stephanie Z. Bonder
Bonnie Boring
Aileen Bormel
Aliza Bricklin
Dorothy Bucksbaum
Sharon Cadoff
Caren Caplan
Carol Charen
Randi Cohen Coblenz
Ruth G. Cole
Erin Coleman
Jodi Comins
Lisa Davidson (Organization Division Coordinator)
Lynn Davidson
Leslie Deman
Sheila Derman
Amy Dicker
Rhoda Dombchik
Madelyn Donoff
Stacey Dorenfeld
Tracey Drayer
Rochelle Edelman
Sandy Einberg
Ann Eisenberg
Marsha Eisenberg
Luisa Ellenbogen
Sarah Elpern
Joan Chernoff Epstein
Judy Erdheim
Dr. Karen Ezrine
Nancy Falchuck
Sherri Ades Falchuk
Marissa Fayer
Carol Fein
Karen Feit
Frances Feldman (Marketing & Communication Co-Coordinator)
Elise Feldscher
Rena Feuerstein
Barbara Fink
Adrian Fischer
Barbara Fleischer
Michele Foster

Ruth Ann Freedman (Philanthropy Division Vice-Coordinator)
Connie Cirillo Freeman
Debbie Friedman
Lynn Furness
Leslie Gaffin
Roz Garber (Hadassah Foundation Chair)
Janie Garnett
Doris Geller
Sheila Glass
Susan Glicksberg
Lynn Gold-Benjamin
Michelle Goldberg (Engagement Division Vice-Coordinator)
Zandra Goldberg
Dawn Goldstein
Linda Goldstein
Dianne Gottlieb
Sophie Gottlieb
Carole Greenfield
Janice Greenwald
Ruth Grossberg
Rae Gurewitsch
Haren A. Haber
Linda Hakerem
Gail Hammerman
Phyllis Hartstein
Fran Heicklen
Kathy Hershfield
Ellen Hershkin
Lynda Heyman
Leslie Hickey
Diane Issenberg
Jane Jacobson
Dorrie Kahn
Merle Kahn
Zandra Goldberg
Dawn Goldstein
Linda Goldstein
Dianne Gottlieb
Sophie Gottlieb
Carole Greenfield
Janice Greenwald
Ruth Grossberg
Rae Gurewitsch
Haren A. Haber
Linda Hakerem
Gail Hammerman
Phyllis Hartstein
Fran Heicklen
Kathy Hershfield
Ellen Hershkin
Lynda Heyman
Leslie Hickey
Diane Issenberg
Jane Jacobson
Dorrie Kahn
Merle Kahn
Marla Kameny
Roz Kantor
Marlene Kaplan
Ann Karty
Carol Goodman Kaufman
Sherryl Kaufman
Stacey Keen

Sharon Kelson
Kathy Kerstein
Debbie Kessler (Education & Advocacy Division Vice-Coordinator)
Sandra King
Sally Kleinman
Debbie Knight
Viviane Kovacs (Philanthropy Division Coordinator)
Rebecca Krasnegor
Michelle Krasner
Marcia Gabrilove Ladin (Marketing & Communication Co-Coordinator)
Susan Lafer
Joyce Laiter
Dorothy Lasensky
Rickie Leiter
Evie Roberts Levine
Patricia Levinson
Judith Levitsky
Dina Lipschultz
Bonnie Lipton
Malia Litman
Anne Lowe
Paula London
Karen Lustig
Ellyn Lyons
Sheila Macks
Randa Maher
Judith Mann
Dale Marcus
Ellen Masters
Debra Mazon
Julie Morris*
Gail Moskowitz
Peggy Moss
Miffie Nagorsky
Luisa Narins
Melanie Nasberg
Marcie Natan
Soraya Nazarian
Jane Nyce
Carol Ogusky
Cathy Olswing
Judy Padolf
Judith L. Palkovitz
Rochelle Parker
Emily Pinchuk
Carolyn Plessner
Sue Polansky
Hanna Pollack
Lin Pomerantz
Traci Portnoff
Marlene Post
Barbara Raben
Joyce Rabin
Ada Rabinowitz
Edria Ragosin
Sonia Raizes
Lonye Rasch
Beatrice Roitman Johnson
Frieda Rosenberg (Education & Advocacy Division Coordinator)

Carol Rosenthal
Marlene Rosenthal
Carol Rotenberg
Greta Rothschild
Michele Rubin
Joan Walder Sacarob
Alecia Sachs
Tamar Sadeh
Iris Sandberg
Jill Sapperstein
Rhonda Saunders
Judy Saxe
Barbara Scheinberg
Kimi Schulman
Maureen Schulman
Betty Shapiro
Merna Shapiro (Engagement Division Coordinator)
Rita Shapiro
Judy Shereck
Shelley Sherman
Susan Musicant Shikora
Robin Shuman
Barbara Shurberg
Sandy Sidorsky
Sharon Sisselsky
Diane Sigel
Natalie Silverman
Judith Silversmith
Belle Simon
Amy Solomon (Organization Division Vice-Coordinator)
Barbara Spack (Executive Division Coordinator)
Cheryl Sperber
Kacy Spivack
Tema Sternberg
Jane Strom
Fern Tannenbaum
Diane Taub
Iris Tishkoff
Anastasia Torres-Gil
Rosalyn Tuton
Karen Rosenson Ulm
Roselle Ungar
Ruthanne Warnick
Dana Waxler
Judy Waxman
Marcia Weller
Marsha Werner
Nancy Wiadro
Deborah Wiskind
Janet Young
Ruth Zimbler

*Deceased, early 2023

Region Presidents and Coordinators

Hadassah Boston
Leslie Gonzalez

Hadassah Brooklyn
Co-Coordinators
Adrian Adam
Shelli Feldman
Ethel Gold

Hadassah Central
Pacific Coast
Susan Cohen Grossman

Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
Francine Ephraim

Hadassah Connecticut
Dr. Sharon Sobel

Hadassah Desert-Mountain
Renee Sidman

Hadassah Florida Atlantic
Bobbi Prager

Hadassah Florida Broward
Lois Berkson

Hadassah Florida Central
Andrea Holper

Hadassah Great Plains
Elaine Silver

Hadassah Greater Baltimore
Kay Schuster
Ellen Sizemore

Hadassah Greater Detroit
Mandy Garver

Hadassah Greater Miami Coordinator
Clara Gillman

Hadassah Greater Philadelphia
Randi Freeman

Hadassah Greater Southwest
Sandra Smith

Hadassah Greater Washington
Ilene Schneider

Hadassah Lower New York State
Susan Fishman

Hadassah Nassau
Rachel Rosen

Hadassah New York
Co-Coordinators
Lisa Holland-Davis
Rita Lourie Galena

Hadassah Northern
New England
Louise Borke

Hadassah Northern
New Jersey
Geri Lipschitz

Hadassah Pacific Northwest
Tami Rabin

Hadassah Southeastern
Michele Weiner-Merbaum

Hadassah Southern
Susan Smolinsky

Hadassah Southern California
Michelle Conwisar

Hadassah Southern
New England
Judy Goldman

Hadassah Southern New Jersey Co-Coordinators
Dr. Laura Brandspiegel
Carol Roth
Debbie Glick

Hadassah Southern Seaboard
Sharon Goretsky

Hadassah Suffolk
Joanne Shapiro

Hadassah
Westchester Coordinator
Rachel Freedman

Honorary Council

Chris Adler
Renee Albert
Sandra Alfonsi
Sherry Altura
Haidi Appel
Gerry Sue Arnold
Miriam Aron
Sara Aronson
Wendy Backelman
Claire Baer
Elaine Baker
Phyllis Berlas
Bettye Berlin
Phyllis Berlow
Esther Yelen Berman
Rhoda Bernstein
Elaine Binder*
Aileen Bormel
Pennie Sessler Branden
Freda Brode
Dorothy Bucksbaum
Sharon Cadoff
Judith Clements
Gail Cohen
Ruth Cole
Karen Dannin
Lisa Davidson
Sheila Derman
Roberta Ebert
Rochelle Edelman
Sandy Einberg
Marsha Eisenberg
Barbara Extein
Nancy Falchuk
Sherri Ades Falchuk
Carol Fein
Karen Feit
Frances Feldman
Rena Feuerstein
Barbara Fleischer
Linda Elfmon Fleishman
Elizabeth Fox
Arlene Freedman

Debbie Friedman
Leslie Gaffin
Dorothy Ganz
Rae G. Gelfand
Clara Gillman
Norma Gindes
Rae Ginsburg
Lynn Gold-Benjamin
Michelle Goldberg
Carol Goldsmith
Sandra Goldstein
Rita Gottlieb
Anna Greenberg
Doris Greenberg
Adele Greenblatt
Janice Greenwald
Ruth Grossberg
Haren Haber
Linda Hakerem
Ruth Hendelman
Jill Hershbein
Ellen Hershkin
Sylvia Herman
Marjorie Housen
Ruth B Hurwitz
Diane Issenberg
Sharon Jacobson
Paula Jarnicki
Leah-Dee Kahn
Roz Kantor
Marlene Kaplan
Shelley Kaplan
Helene Karpa
Carol Goodman Kaufman
Eddyse Kessler
Sandra King
Joyce Kitey
Josie Kivort
Bea Klein
Bobbee Slotsky Kramer
Sharon Krischer
Marcia Gabrilove Ladin
Sheila Lebowitz

Rickie Leiter
Barbara Levin
Patricia Levinson
Gail Lieb
Bobbie Limor
Bonnie Lipton
Seema Liston
Valerie Lowenstein
Karen Lustig
Ellyn Lyons
Sheila Macks
Susan Mark
Debra Mazon
Dovie Melnick
Barbara Melamed
Linda Minkes
Deborah Minkoff
Sue Mizrahi*
Julie Morris*
Linda Glesser Morris
Susan Moye
Miffie Nagorsky
Marcie Natan
Soraya Nazarian
Jane Nyce
Helaine Ohayon
Barbara Pailet
Judy Palkovitz
Stacie Podos
Hanna Pollack
Joy E. Pollock
Marlene E. Post
Joyce Rabin
Ada Sutker Rabinowitz
Sonia Raizes
Lonye Rasch
Leah Stern Reicin
Renee Resnik
Roz Rosen
Frieda Rosenberg
Carol Rosenthal
Benita Ross
Barbara Sabin

Joan Sacarob
Alecia Sachs
Judy Saxe
Lisl Schick
Sharon Schneider
Maureen Schulman
Sima Schuster
Roni Schwartz
Elaine Senter
Betty Shapiro
Rhesa Shapiro
Deborah Shendelman
Judy Shereck
Shelley Sherman
Nancy Shuman
Jacqueline Silverberg
Natalie Silverman
Belle Simon
Sharon Sisselsky
Annette Sondock
Barbara Spack
Cecile Stern
Judith Swartz
Fern Tannenbaum
Diane Taub
Barbara Topol
Roselle Ungar
Karen Venezky
Susan Weinberg
Helen Weisberg
Laurie Weitz
Laurie Werner
Nancy Wiadro
Elaine Winograd
Susan Yorke
Ruth Zimbler
Susan Zimmerman
Jane Zolot
Theda Zuckerman

*Deceased, early 2023

Executive Team

NAOMI ADLER
Chief Executive Officer
nadler@hadassah.org

RON ALONI
Chief Financial & Operating Officer
raloni@hadassah.org

JUDITH ALPERIN
Chief Development Officer
jalperin@hadassah.org

LORI B. LASSON
Chief Planned Giving & Estates Officer
llasson@hadassah.org

BART R. MINSKY
Chief Human Resources Officer
bminsky@hadassah.org

SHERYL ZELIGSON
Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel
szeligson@hadassah.org

SUZANNE PATT BENVENISTI
Executive Director
Hadassah Office in Israel
spatt@hadassah.org

JORGE DIENER
Executive Director
Hadassah International
jdiener@hadassah.org

Major Gift Officers

BRIANNA NADELBERG
Director, Capital Campaigns
bnadelberg@hadassah.org

JULIE SNYDER LEVINE
Regional Director of Major Gifts Northeast
jsnyderlevine@hadassah.org

HARRIETT ZEITLIN
Regional Director of Major Gifts West
hzeitlin@hadassah.org

DIANA WARTH BREGMAN
Director of Development, South
dwarth@hadassah.org

BRYCE DIAMOND
Director of Development, New York Metro
bdiamond@hadassah.org

GAIL FISHER
Director of Development,
New England
gfisher@hadassah.org

RICK KRUGER z"l
Director of Development, Midwest
rkruger@hadassah.org

YAEL SHMOOKLER
Director of Development, Florida, Atlanta
yshmookler@hadassah.org

FELICIA SOLOMON
Director of Development, Metro New York
fsolomon@hadassah.org

Annual Giving Officers

CRYSTAL STUBB
Sr. Director, Member Impact & Giving
cstubbs@hadassah.org

LAUREN BERGER
Director of Annual Giving
lberger@hadassah.org
Coverage:  IA, IL, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, Western PA, SD, WI

POLLY EDELSTEIN
Annual Giving Specialist
pedelstein@hadassah.org
Coverage: DC, MD, N.VA, S. NJ, Eastern PA, DE, MA, ME, NH, NY (Rochester), RI, VT

IAN MERLES
Annual Giving Officer
imerles@hadassah.org
Coverage: AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, HI, MT, NM, NV, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY

BETSY SILVERFINE
Annual Giving Officer
bsilverfine@hadassah.org
Coverage: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV

CHLOE WEBSTER
Annual Giving Specialist
cwebster@hadassah.org
Coverage: CT, N.NJ, NY (excluding Rochester)

Managing Directors

RONNA ASH
Geographic Area Operations
rash@hadassah.org

HADASSAH FLORIDA

LORI HEIKEN
Co-Managing Director of Outreach & Engagement
lheiken@hadassah.org

CAROL SAFRAN
Co-Managing Director of Finance & Operations
csafran@hadassah.org

HADASSAH METRO
LARA WERWA
Managing Director
lwerwa@hadassah.org

HADASSAH MID-ATLANTIC
JUDY RON
Managing Director
jron@hadassah.org

HADASSAH MIDWEST
STEPHANIE BROVENICK
Managing Director
sbrovenick@hadassah.org

HADASSAH NORTHEAST
JULIE NEWBURG
Managing Director
jnewburg@hadassah.org

HADASSAH SUPER SOUTH
MARGO GOLD
Managing Director
mgold@hadassah.org

HADASSAH WEST
LAUREN ROTHMAN
Managing Director
lrothman@hadassah.org

Management Team

NAOMI BRUNNLEHRMAN
Director of Education & Advocacy Division
nbrunnlehrman@hadassah.org

LINDY ETTIN
Director of Organization Division
lettin@hadassah.org

SHERYL HOFFMAN
Marketing & Communications
Division Co-Director, Marketing
shoffman@hadassah.org

MAUREEN MANDEL
Director of Engagement Division
mmandel@hadassah.org

SHARON SCALORA
Marketing & Communications
Division Co-Director, Communications
bminsky@hadassah.org