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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:
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 1 Tishrei 5775‎
Rosh Hashanah I Eve,
6:30PM ‎(Jacob K. Javits ‎Center)‎
Ba’alei Tefillah: Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev & Larry Kay ‎
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig  ‎
Service Leaders: Rabbi Kleinbaum & Rabbi Weiss
Darshanit: Rabbi Kleinbaum

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 1 Tishrei 5775‎
Rosh Hashanah I Day, 9:00AM
‎(Jacob K. Javits ‎Center)‎
Ba’alei Tefillah: Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev & Larry Kay ‎
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig  ‎
Service Leader: Rabbi Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Kleinbaum

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2 Tishrei 5775‎
Rosh Hashanah II Eve,
6:30PM ‎(Jacob K. Javits ‎Center)‎
Ba’alat Tefillah: Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical ‎Intern Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein ‎
Service Leader: CRRI Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein
Darshanit: CRRI Elana Friedman‎

Friday, September 26, 2014, 2 Tishrei 5775‎
Rosh Hashanah II Day,
9:00AM ‎(Jacob K. Javits ‎Center)‎
Ba’alei Tefillah: Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev & Larry Kay ‎
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig  ‎
Service Leader: Rabbi Kleinbaum
Darshanit: CRRI Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein ‎

Friday, September 26, 2014, 3 Tishrei 5775‎
Parashat Ha’azinu - Shabbat Shuvah
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services,
7:00PM
Ba’alat Tefillah: Karen Krop ‎
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig  ‎
Service Leader: Rabbi Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Weiss

Friday, September 26, 2014, 3 Tishrei 5775‎
Bethune Street Services, 8:00PM‎

Service Leader: Ron Weiss

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 3 Tishrei 5775‎
Shabbat Morning Service – Liberal Format – Shabbat ‎Shuvah,
10:00AM (Bethune)‎
Service Leaders: Rabbi Weiss, Elana Friedman, CRRI ‎Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein


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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