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.

Friday, December 26, 2014 / 5 Tevet 5775‎
Parashat Vayyigash
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 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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