Take a trip of a lifetime into the lives, homes and villages of some of the world’s fascinating Jewish communities. Visit these historic Jewish communities and enjoy all the iconic sites with thoughtful commentary to guide your experience.

Walk the cobbled streets of the magnificent World Heritage listed Old City of Tallin, Estonia and spend a Shabbat with a community that is thriving despite the odds.
Tour the magical Palaces of St Petersburg and the Hermitage Museum and meet a Jewish population whose rich and vibrant culture life is being reconciled with a darker past.
Visit Moscow’s Red Square, the Kremlin and all the iconic sites and enjoy an evening at the Bolshoi ballet.

Come face to face with a new generation of Jews in the region – and meet the leaders who are shaping this exciting new chapter in Jewish history.


Payment should be submitted upon registration in order to secure your spot on the mission.  After trip costs are announced, you can make your payment here.  

(Costs cover ground transportation, unique visits, hotels, meals, guides and processing fees; they do not include cost of airfare between countries or transatlantic flights. Costs represent real expenses for JDC).

*All trips are subject to change.

For US Citizens:

Participation requires a meaningful gift of at least $5,000/person for current Ambassadors (giving a $10,000 annual gift in 2018) and $5,000 for others to help JDC’s rescue, relief, and renewal programs around the world.

**Priority for JDC Ambassadors trips are given to members of our Ambassadors Circle and Society.