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APJ Teen Weekend in Singapore

Twenty-five teens gathered from five cities for the most recent Asian Progressive Judaism (APJ) Teen Leadership weekend, held in Singapore from 11-13th May. Communities in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bali and Jakarta were all represented by their young people, accompanied by their rabbis and lay leadership.

The group were treated to a tour of Jewish Singapore, study sessions led by Rabbis David Kunin (JCJ Tokyo), Martha Bergadine (UJC Hong Kong) and Nathan Alfred (UHC Singapore), as well as attending Shabbat services including a Bar Mitzvah. They also let off steam with a Saturday night Havdalah at the Night Safari, did some Tikkun Olam cleaning up a local beach, and enjoyed a Scavenger Hunt and Night Safari.

The weekend was hosted by the United Hebrew Congregation (Singapore) with the support of the JDC. This is the sixth in a series of APJ teen weekends and in 2018-19 future regional events are planned in Hong Kong and Bali.

For more details, contact Rabbi Nathan Alfred (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Useful websites:
www.uhcsingapore.org
http://www.jdc.org/
http://www.jccjapan.or.jp/apj.html

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