Hadassah Lieberman is the lovely and current wife of former senator Joseph I. Lieberman, also known as Joe Liberman. They’ve
Hadassah’s husband recently grabbed headlines after he took a shot at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying he hopes she is not the future of the Democrat party.
Born February 24, 1942; the Stamford, Connecticut native, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics and his Juris Doctorate degree from Yale University.
Joe, a lobbyist and attorney is best known for his time as a Senator from Connecticut. Before being elected to the Senate in 1988, Senator Lieberman served as an Attorney General of the State of Connecticut from 1983 1988 and as a State Senator for 10 years before that. Senator Lieberman served 24 years in the U.S. Senate, retiring in January 2013. Joe was also the first Jewish vice presidential candidate.
Meet his lovely wife below.
#1 Hadassah Lieberman is actually his second wife
He was previously married to first wife, Betty Haas from 1965 until their divorce in 1981. The two became parents to two children, a son Matt and a daughter, Rebecca.
#2 She was also previously married
Like Joe, Hadassah was previously married; she and first husband rabbi, Gordon Tucker welcomed a son, Ethan Tucker. In 1982 she met Joe and the two wedded in 1983.Together they share one daughter named Hana.
#3 She was born to Holocaust survivors
Hadassah Lieberman was born Hadassah Freilich on March 28, 1948; the Prague-born is the daughter of Holocaust survivor parents, Samuel and Ella Wieder Freilich. When Hadassah was a small child, the family fled to the United States and settled in Gardner, Mass.
#4 She received her education is the US
After her parents settled in Massachusetts, she attended Boston University –where she obtained a BA in Government and Dramatics. She also studied a Master in International Relations from Northeastern University.
#5 Her son is a Rabbi
Rabbi, Ethan Tucker of Hadar has been described as a rabbi revolutionizing Jewish egalitarian intellectually focused learning.
#6 Hadassah is known for dedicating much of her life’s work to health issues
She served as a Global Ambassador with Komen for the Cure’s Global Initiative for Breast Cancer. She also completed ten years as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and chaired the annual Ambassadors Ball, sponsored by the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
She also directed HFL & Associates, an independent consulting firm dedicated to expanding domestic and international awareness of non-profit organizations.