Jewish Vienna Walking Tour
Visit the Vienna Holocaust Memorial
Following the Way of Memory
The synagogue does not allow external visitors except on their own guided tours, which happen at restricted times. If you would like to add this as an upgrade to your Jewish Vienna walk with Context, please contact us regarding a custom extension.
Do we visit the Jewish Museum on this tour?
The Jewish Museum is not part of our standard Jewish Vienna tour, however, if you would like to include a visit on your tour, please contact us regarding as custom extension.
Stephan is an expert in the political history of Europe and Austria, having studied contemporary history in Vienna and Israel Studies in Beersheba. Stephan graduated with a thesis about the collection policy of an Austrian public museum in the 20th century, and he has had several research visits to Israel, where he also used to live in the past. He writes his dissertation about cultural and museum policies in Austria during the Nazi-regime and has published scientific articles in the same field. Stephan is a bright, joyful and knowledgeable person, enchanting his guests with his stories about the city of Vienna.
Marlene Possnitz was born in Graz, Austria and moved to Vienna to attend university, where she pursued interests in cultural studies, translation, and several European languages. She graduated in Comparative Literature and Scandinavian Studies in 2012 and subsequently worked in tourism management and operations across Scandinavia. Since then, she has been inspired to share her deep cultural knowledge of Austria and Vienna with visitors to the city and completed intensive training to become qualified as a licensed Austria Guide, with a specialty for Vienna's landscape of museums and institutions.
Peter was born in Vienna and grew up in the 3rd District, at that time British occupation zone after WW II. His school years were spent in Krems, the gateway to the Wachau Valley, and he graduated at the local Piaristengymnasium before studying law at the University of Vienna. Immediately after University, Peter started his own business as an art and antique dealer and gallery owner. The gallery was located in Krems and specialized in applied arts (in particular for Austrian silver and porcelain from the 17th - 19th centuries) and Austrian paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. He participated for many years as an exhibitor in the prestigious Austrian Art Fairs in Vienna and Salzburg. 25 years in the arts and cultural sector have been followed by years as an entrepreneur in Vienna in the field of financial consulting and communication training. Now he is back to his old love - the world of art and culture, and is very pleased to be able to inspire all of his guests and friends with his passion for the finer things in life.
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