How do we understand the serpent in the Garden of Eden? This striking creature was clearly an instrument of deception, but what motivated the serpent to tempt Eve in the first place? Responding to this question during a fascinating Q & A session in Jakarta, Rabbi Tovia Singer explores an often overlooked aspect of the […]
Although the Torah admonishes us to “keep far from falsehood” (Exodus 23:7), is there any circumstance where it is beneficial to withhold the truth. In this live presentation, Rabbi Tovia Singer explores the answer to this intriguing question.
The eve of the 22nd of April 2016, Rabbi Tovia Singer’s congregation in Jakarta, Indonesia held a seder pesach (Passover dinner) which was attended by US Deputy Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, and important Muslim clerics from the Mubaligh organization (Muslim emissary) as well as the head of the Muslim youth movement. This video is a […]
On March 9th, 2016, the Indonesian Jewish foundation, Yayasan Eits Chaim Indonesia, organized a seminar where Rabbi Tovia Singer of Outreach Judaism was the main speaker. The meeting room at Hotel Pullman, West Jakarta was filled with people from different religious backgrounds, who came to listen to the Torah teachings of an Orthodox Jewish Rabbi. […]
During an exciting seminar in Indonesia’s capitol, Rabbi Tovia Singer answers a provocative question from an audience member: Do the Jewish people believe that Jesus was a bastard? Don’t miss Rabbi Singer’s response. (With Indonesian translation)