Ruth Popkin
 


 

Age: 101



Summary: national president of the World Zionist Congress in 1987 who emerged from a secular background to head two major Jewish organizations Hadassah and the Jewish National Fund in work that benefited Israelis and refugees in the 1980's and 1990's, who became involved with Hadassah (or the Women's Zionist Organization of America) after a friend invited her to a meeting in the 1940's.




Cause of Death: Natural causes



Born: June 13, 1913


 
Died: January 2, 2015



Location:
New York City, New York