Vienna Trip for Young Professionals

Experience Jewish Life in Vienna

Info on the 2018 Experience Jewish Life in Vienna trip coming soon! Contact Michelle at mfishman@ujafed.org for details and questions.

Experience Jewish Life in Vienna is a unique trip for young professionals to learn about the city's past, experience its present, and dialogue about the future.

Subtitled “Past, Present and Future,” the program brings young professionals from Canada is to experience Vienna’s current, thriving, dynamic Jewish community in the context of the city’s dark past while dialoguing with community members, civic leaders, academics, experts and peers about the future.

Program alumna Abigail Bimman, a journalist based in Kitchener, ON, wrote about the trip for the Canadian Jewish News.

Itinerary highlights include:

  • Jewish Quarter and museums
  • Shabbat at City Temple
  • Museums and Memorials
  • Austrian Foreign Ministry
  • Restaurants
  • Mauthausen Concentration Camp
  • Vienna City Tour
  • Holocaust memorials
  • Meet young Austrian Jews
  • Learn from experts in Vienna


Participants are responsible for their own airfare to and from Vienna and a non-refundable program fee of $550. We do not intend for the program fee to prevent any participant from joining for financial reasons. Please contact us for more information. All successful applicants will be interviewed and all final participants will be expected to participate in every component of the program, including pre-visit orientations / education sessions.

Program fee includes hotel (based on double occupancy), two meals a day, entrance fees / admission, and transportation.  

Presented by the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, with generous support from Jewish Welcome Service of Vienna and additional support from the Austrian Service Abroad.