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Help Ukrainian Jews in Vienna

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Help Jewish Refugees from Ukraine in Vienna!  

The Jewish Community of Vienna (Israelitische Kultusgemeinde) coordinates all efforts in Vienna to support Jewish refugees from Ukraine. We are providing assistance to 850 refugees in Vienna, mostly women and children. As a small community of 8000 Jews, we are doing everything we can to accommodate every single one of them


Donors from the United States can make a tax deductlable donation.

In order to make a tax deductlable donation in the US, please make a donation to: Society of American Friends of the Jewish Community Vienna
Bank Name: Citibank N.A.
Bank Address: 2101 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20037
ABA #: 254070116
SWIFT #: CITIUS33
Beneficiary Name: Society of American Friends of the Jewish Community Vienna
Beneficiary Address: 2101 L Street, NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20037
Beneficiary Account #: 15456129

Donors from Outside the US can donate here


Since the arrival of the first Jewish refugees, all members of the community, whether they are orthodox, secular, Sephardic or Ashkenazi worked together under the umbrella of the Kultusgemeinde to assist our fellow Jews in need. 


Make a donation and be part of our common effort to helo Jewish refugees from Ukraine!


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This is how the Jewish Community of Vienna provides direct assistance to Jewish refugees from Ukraine:  

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  • The community has rented hundreds of appartments in order provide a permanent, safe and dignified accommodation of the refugees. All this is made possible through donations like yours.
  • Members of the community donate apartments or rooms
  • When the war started, community members donated empty hotels to provide a first shelter for the refugees. Now that the community is focussing on long term rentals, the ad hoc shelter in hotels could be phased out. 
  • One-time financial assistance for every adult (250€) and child (150€) who could not provide their own.
  • Jewish Schools organize free classes in Russian for children who found refuge in Vienna
  • The specialists from the community organization ESRA provide the necessary care for those affected by the trauma from war and fleeing the country
  • Medical care including COVID screening and vaccinations
  • Members of the community organize buses to facilitate a safe journey to Vienna
  • Volunteers clean apartments, transport goods and work hands on to keep the infrastructure for all assistance up and running.

Be part of our mutual effort to aid Jews in need!