Our Members: Hadassah Nurses to Watch

This is your chance to get to know some of our outstanding, diverse and accomplished nurses who are part of our Hadassah family. Each member brings a unique and powerful voice and perspective to our organizational tapestry.

Join us in honoring the Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing, and the role nurses have played in the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel, in the United States, and beyond. Our history is rich in its founding by and devotion to nurses. We want to thank our nurses for choosing a career in caring and taking on challenging and demanding work.

Joyce Backman

Barbara Fine
Las Vegas, NV

"I have been involved with Hadassah for over 30 years."

Hadassah Southern Nevada Chapter
Find out more about Barbara Fine›

Laura Freed

Dorothy Lasensky
Irvine, CA

"Nurses are the heart of Hadassah."

Hadassah Southern California
Find out more about Dorothy Lasensky›

Honoring Our Life Members

Nurse = May 2018 Nurse Appreciation Month
Pink Ribbon = October 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Red Star = May 2017 Member Appreciation Month


Dorothy Lasensky

Irvine, CA
"Nurses are the heart of Hadassah."
Find out more about Dorothy Lasensky›


Barbara Fine

Las Vegas, NV
"I have been involved with Hadassah for over 30 years."
Find out more about Barbara Fine›


Ellen Audet

Gainesville, FL
"It is a great honor to say I am a Hadassah nurse."
Find out more about Ellen Audet›


Sally Laufer

Palm Harbor, FL
"I am so moved by all that Hadassah nurses have achieved in Israel in the past 100 years."
Find out more about Sally Laufer›


Marlyn Bradshaw

Philadelphia, PA
"Hadassah is an amazing organization!"
Find out more about Marlyn Bradshaw›


Amy Solomon

New Windsor, NY
"Through Hadassah, I feel joined to many amazing women who have become my sisters and mentors."
Find out more about Amy Solomon›


Joyce Backman

Westport, CT
“When I hear about new medical advances that have come out of Hadassah, I feel proud to support Hadassah.”
Find out more about Joyce Backman›


Laura Freed

Treasure Island, FL
“I love that Hadassah finds ways for every woman to get involved and get empowered to help others.”
Find out more about Laura Freed›


Sarah Elgart

Somerville, MA
“I am inspired by Hadassah’s efforts to connect healthcare professionals internationally.”
Find out more about Sarah Elgart›


Judi Babcock

Bedford, MA
"I am proudest of the cutting-edge medical research done at Hadassah, including research on treating ALS, cystic fibrosis, heart stents, stem cell therapy and more"
Find out more about Judi Babcock›


Anita Levy

Atlanta, GA
"Hadassah is real and we are the women who DO!"
Find out more about Anita Levy›


Barbara Glicksberg

Seattle, WA
"I am a two-time breast cancer survivor."
Find out more about Barbara Glicksberg›

Donation Questions


(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions


(800) 664-5646

Israel Travel


(800) 237-1517

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