CBST has a new rabbi
Rabbi Rachel Weiss joins the LGBT synagogue. By Beth Greenfield newyork.timeout.com
- If you are among the thousands who will attend the all-are-welcome Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur services of Congregation Beth Simchat Torah this year, you’ll notice a new face up there leading the way: that of assistant rabbi Rachel Weiss. The Illinois native, 34, began her tenure with CBST—the world’s largest LGBT congregation—in early August, and will co-lead High Holiday services with Rabbis Sharon Kleinbaum and Ayelet Cohen. We spoke with her as she was settling in to her new post.