Welcome to CBST

CBST High Holy Days 5776

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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.

CBST is seeking:

Construction Updates 
Are you curious to know what is going on with the construction at "Our New Home" - 130 West 30th Street? See a Month by Month view here

Upcoming Services at CBST:

Friday, August 7, 2015 / 23 Av 5775‎
Parashat Ekev
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services,
7:00pm ‎at Chelsea Sanctuary
Ba’alei Tefillah:  Cantorial Intern Steve Zeidenberg and Cantorial ‎Student Vlad Lapin  ‎
Piano and Music Director: Joyce Rosenzweig‎
Service Leader and Darshanit: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Saturday, August 8, 2015 / 23 Av 5775‎
Liberal Minyan Shabbat Morning Services
, 10:00am at Bethune Sanctuary‎
Service Leaders: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, Cantorial Intern ‎Steve Zeidenberg, Rabbi Jo Hirschmann, Neal Hoffman, Larry ‎Kay, Ilene Block, and Mitchell Bloom

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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