Lena Cymbrowitz (January 1, 1957 – August 21, 2000) was a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 45, which included the Brooklyn communities of Flatbush, Midwood, Sheepshead Bay, Manhattan Beach, Gerritsen Beach, and a portion of Brighton Beach
Cymbrowitz (née Azizo) was born in Egypt and came to the United States with her parents. She had a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. Prior to her election she worked in fundraising and marketing.
In November 1998, she was elected in the 45th District to the New York State Assembly. This made her the first Sephardic Jew ever elected to state office.
She had two children (Jay and Jennifer) with her husband Steven Cymbrowitz. She died on August 21, 2000, after a long battle with cancer.