Welcome to CBST

CBST High Holy Days 5776
Tickets (free of charge) are required for
Rosh Hashanah I Evening & Kol Nidre services.  
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ONLINE Registration required for Families with Children 
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Download Schedule

How and where to enter the Javits Center (video)

Listen to a sample from our High Holy Days CD, Return Again, Hashivenu: Achat Sha'alti, Israel Katz, born 1930, sung by the CBST Community Chorus


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.


Home of Our Own Construction Updates 
Curious to see construction progress at 130 West 30th Street?  Photos:  view here!   secure online contribution form

Upcoming Services at CBST:

Friday, September 4, 2015 / 21 Elul 5775‎
Parashat Ki Tavo
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 7:00pm
‎ at Chelsea Sanctuary
Ba’al Tefillah: Cantorial Intern Steve Zeidenberg
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Darshanit: Rabbi Rachel Weiss

Saturday, September 5, 2015 / 22 Elul 5775‎
S'lichot Services, 8:30pm and Class, 10:00pm‎
at Bethune Sanctuary
Ba’al Tefillah: Cantorial Intern Steve Zeidenberg ‎and Larry Kay ‎
Music Director and Piano: Joyce Rosenzweig  ‎
Service Leader: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Darshanit / Class led by: Rabbi Rachel Weiss ‎

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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