Bernice S. Tannenbaum


Age: 101

Summary: president of Hadassah (also known as the Women's Zionist Organization of America) from 1976 to 1980 who played a leading role in the ultimately successful fight against a United Nations resolution in the 1980's equating Zionism with racism, but who expanded Hadassah by creating Hadassah International and enlisting men as members to focus mostly on the Hadassah Medical Organization.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: November 6, 1913

Died: April 6, 2015

New York City, New York