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.
Friday, December 26, 2014 / 5 Tevet 5775
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 7:00pm
Ba’al Tefillah: Larry Kay
Piano and Music Director: Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader and Darshanit: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Bethune Minyan, 8:30pm
Service Leaders: CRRI Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein and Ron Weiss
Saturday, December 27, 2015 / 5 Tevet 5775
Liberal Minyan Shabbat Morning Services, 10:00am
Service Leaders: Rabbi Rachel Weiss, CRRI Elana Friedman, CRRI Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein
Limmud B’Shabbat, 10:00am
Alef Bet Shabbat, 11:30am
Kiddush Lunch, 12:30pm
SAVE-the-DATE for CBST's 20th Annual Shabbat Shirah Concert: Sunday, Feb. 22, 2014, 3 pm: STARS of DAVID: Story to Song
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.