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Rabbis lead Jewish heritage tour to Southeast Asia's synagogues

Rabbis lead Jewish heritage tour to Southeast Asia's synagogues
The historic Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue in downtown Yangon in Myanmar is on the itinerary. (Myanmar Shalom Travels)

Observe the Shabbat and discover the Jewish history and traditions of Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam on a 15-day tour escorted by two rabbis.

Highlights include dinner and services at Singapore's historic Magen Aboth Synagogue; Shabbat at Myanmar's Musmeah Synagogue, home to more than 120 Torah scrolls; and a talk with the chief rabbi of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Other experiences include a visit to Parliament House in Singapore; a tour of Chiang Mai and its temples in Thailand; an excursion to Bagan, cradle of Myanmar culture; and a cruise on the Saigon River in Vietnam.

Dates: Jan. 3-18

Price: $6,988 per person, double occupancy. Includes accommodations, all meals (kosher or vegetarian), Shabbat dinners in Singapore and Yangon, cultural events and sightseeing, taxes and gratuities, round-trip airfare from LAX, all internal flights and transportation.

Info: Pacific Delight Tours, (800) 221-7179

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