inside jewish

singapore &

hong kong

May 18-25, 2020

In the 1800s, Jewish merchants found their way to the Far East, settling in Singapore and Hong Kong. Since then, the Jewish community has grown and flourished and has made its mark on this region. Engage in deep discussions with Jewish leaders who have played a role in the region’s unparalleled growth and create lifelong memories while exploring culinary, architectural, and historical wonders.


  • Visit the JCC in Singapore and meet with key leadership and local staff to understand the Jewish narrative of Asia 
  • Explore Jewish institutions and synagogues throughout Hong Kong and Singapore  
  • Celebrate a Far East Shabbat with the local Jewish community 
  • Experience the breathtaking Spectra – A Light & Water Show from the Marina Bay in Singapore 
  • Participate in dynamic conversations around the value of global Jewish responsibility 
  • Visit various Buddhist monasteries across Hong Kong and learn about local spiritual practices 
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture – sample unique Far East cuisine, wander through the colorful marketplaces, explore ancient temples, and much more! 

“What we have witnessed has been humbling. I am taking away a renewed vigor for Jewish life and Jewish community both locally and globally.” 

– Insider Trip Participant



(This trip has been highly subsidized in order to provide greater access and opportunity. Average actual cost of an Entwine Insider Trip is estimated at $4,500/person)


Local transportation within and between Singapore & Hong Kong


Hotel accommodations (double occupancy)

Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.

Medical and emergency evacuation insurance.

*Please note that your participation fee does not include international airfare.

Trip Dates

May 18 – 25, 2020

(GROUND DATES ONLY, does not include international flight)

About JDC in Asia

JDC works in partnership with the local Jewish communities in this region to strengthen Jewish life, connect Jewish networks within this region and encourage young adult engagement. Additionally, JDC assists these communities in identifying community strengths, planning for their educational future and investing in resilience. 

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