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.
This Week's Services:Friday, October 24, 2014 / 1 Cheshvan 5775
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 7:00pmBa’al Tefillah
: Larry Kay Music Director and Piano:
Joyce Rosenzweig Service Leader:
Rabbi Rachel WeissDarshan:
Rabbi David Dunn Bauer
Bethune Minyan, 8:00pm (Bethune)
Service Leaders: Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical Intern Elana Friedman, Ron Weiss
Saturday, October 25, 2014 / 1 Cheshvan 5775
Liberal Minyan Shabbat Morning
Service Leaders: Rabbi Rachel Weiss, CRRI Elana Friedman, CRRI Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein
ASL Interpretation Upon Request for Main Kabbalat Shabbat Service - email email@example.com .
Chelsea sanctuary located at: 296 9th Ave. at W 28th St. Bethune sanctuary located at: 57 Bethune St.