Ruth Gursky, a native New Yorker, is on the National Assembly as a member of the Youth Aliyah Team. She was previously the Co-Chair of the National Center of Attorneys Council and a member of the Major Gifts Team and Hadassah National Board. She is a Past President of Hadassah New York, served as Hadassah New York's Vice President for Membership Outreach and President of Shatil, a young leaders' chapter. Over the years, Ruth has logged hundreds of volunteer hours across a spectrum of organizations and has been honored many times for her leadership and community activism, including receiving the “Hadassah Leadership Academy Distinguished Alumna Award” for her personal commitment to Hadassah leadership. In her professional life, Ruth is an attorney in private practice, handling real estate, wills and estates, administrative law judge for the City of New York and nonprofit consultant.