Programming for Young Professionals

Year-Round Programming for YPs

The Neuberger offers dynamic and engaging opportunities for Holocaust education and commemoration for people in their 20s and 30s. Our newly-expanded Legacy Holocaust Education Committee provides many ways to connect. In addition to the annual Legacy HEW Symposium and Experience Jewish Life in Vienna study tour, we have programs for Yom Hashoah and other commemorative dates, lectures and film screenings, and intimate programs throughout the year. Please join us!

Travel Opportunities 

Vienna Trip 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Experience Jewish Life in Vienna

Looking for an exciting and inspiring summer educational experience? Spend a week in Europe immersed in the rich Jewish history and culture of Vienna while exploring the modern city.

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.

*For people in their 20s and 30s.

Trip Highlights Include:

  • 7 days in the beautiful and historic city of Vienna

  • Day trip to Mauthausen concentration camp and site of Nazi “euthanasia” killings

  • Walking tour of Jewish Vienna

  • Meetings with current professionals engaged in Holocaust studies, memory and politics

  • Meet-ups with young Austrians

  • Friday night services in the city temple


$550 CAD + airfaire (apply by Feb 28)
$650 CAD + airfare (after Feb 28)

Contact Michelle at for information about this program and future travel opportunities. 

Supported by, and in partnership with, the Jewish Welcome Service Vienna.



A Shabbat to Remember: Meaningful Reflections from a Holocaust Survivor

Join the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre and Beth Tzedec for a Shabbat dinner in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, featuring inspiring stories, prayer and conversations with Holocaust survivor Reny Friedman.


Friday, January 24
6:00 PM Services | 6:30 PM Dinner
Beth Tzedec Congregation | 1700 Bathurst Street, Toronto

Yom Hashoah for Young Professionals


Join Neuberger Young Professionals, UJA's Genesis and The House on Holocaust Remembrance Day - Yom Hashoah for this annual comemorative program for young professionals. Featuring a Holocaust survivor speaker, individuals in their 20s and 30s will have an opportunity to remember and dialogue about the Shoah in dynamic and engaging ways. The program includes Holocaust survivor testimony, short films, and a commemorative ceremony.

This program is generously sponsored by the family of Holocaust survivor speaker Arnold Friedman z”l whose commitment to Holocaust education inspired so many.


Legacy HEW Symposium


Thank you for joining us at the Neuberger's annual HEW symposium for young professionals, which featured engaging ways to consider the theme of The Holocaust and NOW, including workshops, survivor testimony, discussion, and a keynote. Nearly 200 participants in their 20s and 30s participate in this specially-designed Holocaust education and remembrance program each year.