Welcome to CBST

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.
 

Upcoming Services at CBST:

Friday, May 1, 2015/13 Iyar 5775
Parashat Acharey Mot-Kedoshim
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services,
7:00pm at our Chelsea Sanctuary, 296 9th Ave at 28th St
Ba’alei Tefillah: Cantorial Soloist Re’ut Ben-Ze’ev with Ilene Block
Piano and Music Director: Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

 

Chelsea Sanctuary: 296 9th Avenue at  West 28th Street (weekly Main Kabbalat Shabbat service)
Bethune Sanctuary and Main Office:  57 Bethune Street
ASL Interpretation Upon Request for Main Kabbalat Shabbat Service - Email cbstoffice@cbst.org 2 weeks in advance.

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