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
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 7:00pm
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, 10:00am
Service Leaders: David Feinberg, Bryan Levine, Rabbi David Dunn Bauer
ASL Interpretation Upon Request for Main Kabbalat Shabbat Service - email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Chelsea sanctuary located at: 296 9th Ave. at W 28th St. Bethune sanctuary located at: 57 Bethune St.