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Alexander Szender Schlesinger

food company executive

Alexander Szender Schlesinger, Romanian food company executive. Decorated medal Irgun Z. Leumi, Jabotinsky Centennial Citation. Served to 2nd lieutenant Russian National Army, 1945-1946.

Background

Schlesinger, Alexander Szender was born on April 15, 1920 in Baia-Marie, Romania. Son of Eugene and Otilia (Seelfreund) Schlesinger.

Career

Contributor articles to professional journals. Organizer 1st protest rally in the United States for Russian Jewry, 1963.

Works

  • Author: The Importance of Zionism in the Hitler Era, 1938, Jabotinsky and the Clandestine Aliya. Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-founder Touro College, New York, 19.Leader contingent partisans against Nazis, 1943. Leader Bricha and underground in Auschwitz, Germany, 1954. Organizer 1st protest rally in the United States for Russian Jewry, 1963.Advisory Jewish affairs Republican Frank Brasco. President Talmudical High School, Brooklyn. Member King's County Democratic Commission and delegate, National Convention, 1976.Recipient Save Russian Jewry award President Z. Shazar, Israel, 1964, Hero of Israel award Irgun Z. Leumi, 1967, Founders award International League Russian Jews, 1969, Schroll Honor Yeshiva University, Israel, 1973, awards Merit Yeshiva Crown Heights, Israel Bond Organization, Jewish National Fund, others.

Membership

Served to 2nd lieutenant Russian National Army, 1945-1946.

Connections

Married Bella Pitem, September 23, 1950. Children– Gary L., Glenn N., Lori D. President, Alex Schlesinger Meat Specialities, Bronx, New York, since 1950.

father:
Eugene Schlesinger

mother:
Otilia (Seelfreund) Schlesinger

spouse:
Bella Pitem

children:
Gary L. Schlesinger

Glenn N. Schlesinger

Lori D. President Schlesinger