Welcome to the Next Generations Group dedicated to serving Portland. OR area descendants of/and Holocaust survivors, child survivors, and refugees, and friends in the community who want to help keep their stories and lessons alive and relevant.

On this site you will find pages for upcoming 2019 monthly Next Gen Get-togethers, community projects and events of interest, Next Gen resources, Get-together recaps and more. Please see “Timely Announcements” on this site for current announcements. For the most current updates please visit and like our Facebook page: Next Generations Group.

Next Generations Group, formed in 2011, is comprised of descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees, and also includes survivors, refugees and other supporters impacted by the Holocaust who want to keep the stories alive and relevant. The group meets in the Portland, OR area for social, educational, and service projects.
We thank the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and Congregation Beth Israel for their in-kind support.

The is no membership fee. We operate on a volunteer basis. To make a much appreciated tribute donation to Next Generations Group, please visit https://ojmche.worldsecuresystems.com/donation-tribute.

For more information, or to subscribe to or unsubscribe from the email list for Next Generations Group monthly email announcements, please contact Diana Lindemann, Next Generations Group co-coordinator, at Diana2504@msn.com, or call 503-312-2530. Our website is nextgenerationsgroup.wordpress.com. Find us on Facebook for the most current news at “Next Generations Group.”

Next Gen Interest Groups:

We have a social group email list! To receive occasional email invites for social outings like movie nights, dinner nights, upcoming events, etc. please email Nurit at arton.kahana@gmail.com to be put on the Next Gen social group list.

Next Generations Group includes survivors and refugees too. If you are a survivor or refugee and would like to receive emails about info and events please contact our survivor liaison Debbi Montrose at debbirm@aol.com

If you are interested in starting a 2nd Generation Discussion/Support Group please contact Diana2504@msn.com, or call Diana at 503-312-2530

For interest in sending and receiving info about Social justice issues and events please contact Richard Lazere at rlazere@gmail.com.

One of our goals this year is to support Holocaust education. And, SB 664, mandating Holocaust and genocide education, has passed.  Now the real work begins. See article in Oregon Jewish Life HERE.

Finally, for information about the exhibits, programs, and membership at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education visit: www.ojmche.org. Facebook: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

3 thoughts on “Welcome

  1. diana

    I really like this website

  2. Thank you for posting the information!

    1. Sue Wendel

      You are so very welcome!

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