Shlomo Wetzler

וצלר שלמה

Wetzler András

Born in Léva (Levice) in 1921

Died in 1996 in Israel

Member of “Maccabi Hatzair”

Shlomo learned to be a tailor. In 1938 he was engaged in organizational activities for the movement in Hungary. In 1939 he went to a hahshara. He was one of the main activists of his movement.
In 1942 Shlomo was enlisted in a forced labor unit and served there for 21 months. He was an underground activist. He distributed documents, transferred refugees and money to the border area in order to finance the B’riha operation. He left Hungary at the end of June 1944 on the train of the Relief and Rescue Committee.
Shlomo made aliya in September 1945. He was one of the founders of Kibbutz Tze’elim. He was a member of Kibbutz Kfar Hahoresh where he died.