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Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) is a vibrant spiritual community and a progressive voice within Judaism.  Founded in 1973, CBST attracts and welcomes gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, queer and straight individuals and families who share common values.  Passionate, provocative, and deeply Jewish, CBST champions a Judaism that rejoices in diversity, denounces social injustice wherever it exists, and strives for human rights for all people.

High Holy Days 5775 continue with Shmini Atseret and Simchat Torah observance on Thursday, October 16th. See our service schedule here!

This Week's Services:

Thursday, October 16, 2014 / 22 Tishrei 5775 ‎
Sukkot 8th Day / Shmini Atseret Yom Tov Service with ‎Yizkor, 9:30am (Bethune)‎
Simchat Torah with CBST and Jews For Racial and ‎Economic Justice! 7:00pm (CHA)

Friday, October 17, 2014 / 24 Tishrei 5775‎
Parashat Bereshit
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services,
Ba’alei Tefillah: Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev with Ira Rosenblum ‎
Piano and Music Director: Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Saturday, October 18, 2014 / 24 Tishrei 5775‎
Traditional Egalitarian Minyan Shabbat Morning,
Service Leaders: David Feinberg, Bryan Levine, Rabbi David Dunn Bauer

ASL Interpretation Upon Request for Main Kabbalat Shabbat Service - email cbstoffice@cbst.org .
Chelsea sanctuary located at: 296 9th Ave. at  W 28th St.  Bethune sanctuary located at: 57 Bethune St.

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