Celebrating Senior Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

In December 2022, Senior Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum announced that she would be stepping down from her position at CBST in July 2024. Read Rabbi Kleinbaum’s full announcement letter »

Rabbi Kleinbaum has been our visionary spiritual leader for over 30 years. She arrived at CBST at the height of the AIDS crisis and dove into leading this community with her whole being. She is that extraordinary human who is deeply gifted intellectually, tremendously literate in all things Jewish, an inspiring teacher and a continual source of new ideas who brings passion and commitment to everything she touches. 

– Sabrina Farber, CBST President

In Rabbi Kleinbaum’s final year as Senior Rabbi at CBST, we are planning special programs and announcements to celebrate and honor her historic tenure with CBST: 

  • Shabbaton in the City: Celebrating 32 Years of Senior Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum at CBST | Friday, April 12 & Saturday, April 13, 2024 at CBST | Learn more & Register »

More coming soon!

Photo of Rabbi Kleinbaum: Harold Levine

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  • “Social Justice is rooted in our Jewish texts, history, theology and liturgy. We don’t separate spirituality from social justice.” - Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
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