Lenore Hahn was born and bred in America. She has a B.A. and M.A. degrees from Hunter College in New York, as well as a certificate in Administration and Supervision. She taught Spanish in Spring Valley High School in New York State and became chairperson of the Foreign Language Department. Other languages that were taught there included French, Italian, Latin and English as a Second Language and all were under Lenore’s supervision. In 2006 she and her husband Herb made aliyah to Israel from the U.S. They spend more than six months in Israel and the remaining months in Fort Lee, New Jersey. When in Israel Lenore does volunteer work and participates in many ESRA activities.