Rachel Oestreicher Bernheim

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Rachel Oestreicher Bernheim (born May 15, 1943) is the chairwoman of The Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States, a human rights organization in New York.[1]

Biography[edit]

She was born on May 15, 1943 as Rachel Oestreicher to Irvin Oestreicher of Salisbury, North Carolina. Her father owned Dave Oestreicher Inc., a department store in Salisbury. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. Her first marriage ended in divorce. She then married Charles Alexander Bernheim, a managing director of Bear, Stearns & Company.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ms. Oestreicher Haspel, Mr. Bernheim". New York Times. May 14, 1995. Retrieved 2011-11-18. Rachel Oestreicher Haspel, the president of the Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States, a human rights organization in New York ... 
  2. ^ Robin Finn (November 13, 2001). "Taking Time to Recognize a New Age of Heroes". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-11-18.