NYC Honorary Street Names
Lena Azizo Cymbrowitz Way (Brooklyn)
Location:Northwest corner of Sheepshead Bay Road and Emmons Avenue
Honoree: Lena Azizo Cymbrowitz (1957-2000), was active in many local organizations. She was on the board of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island, Treasurer of the Shorefront Jewish Community Council, chairperson of the 60th Precinct Youth Council, and a member of many other civic and charitable groups. In November 1998 she was elected to the New York State Assembly, becoming the first Shepardaic Jew elected to state office. She died on August 21, 2000 while still in office.
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