Judith Ladizinsky was born in 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. In the United States she worked as an office manager of an insurance company for three years before marrying, starting a family and making aliyah. In Israel, worked for 17 years as an English secretary in the First International Bank of Israel, the Diamond Exchange Branch, in the diamond import/export department. She is currently a volunteer for ESRA Magazine and HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society). Judith is a mother of four, and a grandmother of seven.