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August 15-19, 2024

Join JDC Entwine and young adults around the world for our first-ever trip to Montreal! Gain a unique Jewish perspective on this city known for delicious food, street art and a renowned jazz scene. You’ll enjoy Shabbat with local Jewish community leaders, learn about Moishe House Montreal and meet JDC-JFNA Ukraine Volunteer Mission alumni.


  • Travel with participants from around the world and Entwine alumni to engage with local Jewish young adults in Montreal.
  • Explore Montreal’s rich Jewish history and culture on tours in the historic neighborhoods of Mile End and Plateau Mont-Royal.
  • Catch a glimpse of Montreal’s numerous murals and street art along St-Laurent Boulevard and experience nightlife through the renowned jazz scene.
  • Indulge in Montreal’s iconic food establishments and discover their unique takes on classic Jewish dishes: from bagels to delis.
  • Spend a memorable Shabbat with community leaders who will speak to local and global service initiatives.

“Traveling with a group of Jewish young adults is life changing. Getting to experience the world through this lens is such a privilege and I’m grateful to be connected to JDC’s work around the world!”

– Past Insider Trip Participant


$500 (airfare not included)


Local transportation within Montreal


Hotel accommodations

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance

*Please note that your participation fee does not include international airfare. Travel and cancellation insurance is required.

Trip Dates

August 15-19, 2024

Application Deadline:

June 28, 2024

About JDC

JDC (the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee or “The Joint”) is the leading Jewish humanitarian organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives and strengthen communities. We rescue Jews in danger, provide aid to vulnerable Jews, develop innovative solutions to Israel’s most complex social challenges, cultivate a Jewish future, and lead the Jewish community’s response to crises. For over 100 years, our work has put the timeless Jewish value of mutual responsibility into action, making JDC essential to the survival of millions of people and the advancement of Jewish life across the globe. Learn more at

COVID-19 Protocol

The safety and security of our participants is of the utmost importance. JDC Entwine will be following rules and regulations set forth by local government officials. Trip participants will agree to abide by all COVID protocols set forth by both governing bodies and JDC Entwine staff and partners. Travel always assumes some risks and participants are aware of the medical risks associated with travel. This trip is subject to COVID protocol updates, changes, and cancellation. Learn more.

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