Joe Lieberman’s Wife Hadassah Lieberman

Hadassah Lieberman

Hadassah Lieberman is the longtime wife of former senator Joseph I. Lieberman, also known as Joe Liberman.

Hadassah Lieberman’s husband recently grabbed headlines after he took a shot at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who at 29 became the youngest woman to be sworn into Congress.

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. He serves as Senior Counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP.

Hadassah Lieberman

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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.

In 1982 he met second and current wife, Hadassah and the two wedded in 1983.Together they share one daughter named Hana. Like Joe, Hadassah was previously married; she and first husband Gordon Tucker welcomed a son, Ethan Tucker.

Hadassah Lieberman was born Hadassah Freilich on March 28, 1948; the Czechoslovakia native is the daughter of Holocaust survivor parents. 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.

Hadassah is known for dedicating much of her life’s work to health issues, assisting nonprofit organizations. 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.