Judy Margles

Judith Margles is the Executive Director of the Oregon Jewish Museum. Previously she served as the Curator at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. She has consulted on exhibit projects for many institutions in the Portland area, including the First Unitarian Church, Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, Fair Housing Council of Oregon, Linfield College of Nursing, Oregon Historical Society, and Oregon Area Jewish Committee. She is a member of the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition, serves on the board of the Old Town History Project, and is President-Elect of the Council of American Jewish Museums.

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  • Lena Kenin (1897-1968)

    Lena Nemerovsky Kenin was born in Portland on November 5, 1897, the third youngest of six children born to David and Naomi (Swartz) Nemerovsky. Kenin attended Reed College and graduated from the University of Washington in 1921. That November, she married Philadelphian Harry Kenin and spent the next three years …

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