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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.

The High Holy Days are around the corner!
See our service schedule and register online here!

This Week's Services:
Friday, 9/12/2014, 18 Elul 5774‎, Chelsea 
Parshat Ki Tavo

Ba’alat Tefillah: Cantorial Soloist ‎Re’ut Ben-Ze’ev
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Saturday, 9/13/2014, 18 Elul 5774‎, Bethune
Shabbat Morning Service: Liberal Format,
10:00 AM‎
Service Leader: Rabbi Rachel Weiss
Darshanit: Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical Intern Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein

Next Week's Services:
Friday, 9/19/2014, 25 Elul 5774‎, Chelsea
Parshat Nitzavim-Vayeilech

Ba’alat Tefillah: Cantorial Soloist Re’ut Ben-Ze’ev
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Rachel Weiss

Saturday, 9/20/2014, 25 Elul 5774‎, Bethune
Shabbat Morning Service: Traditional Egalitarian Format, ‎‎10:00 AM‎

S'lichot Class and Service, Bethune
8:30pm Class, 10:00pm Service
Ba’alei Tefillah: Cantorial Soloist Re’ut Ben-Ze’ev, Larry Kay
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum ‎
Darshanit: Rabbi Rachel Weiss

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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