At CBST, we believe that it is important to foster a sense of camaraderie and community. There are many opportunities for you to form social ties with fellow members.

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Looking for support and to connect with others?
Living Successfully with HIV & AIDS
Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Via Zoom | Register »

Join our weekly supportive social gathering – shmooze with Rabbi James, share stories, and compare notes about what it means to be living successfully with HIV / AIDS. Sessions led by Scott A. Kramer, LCSW-R, ACSW. This group is for adults of any age who want to build community and support. Questions? Email Jesse. This project was funded by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene through a contract with Public Health Solutions.

Long COVID Support Group
First Monday of each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Via Zoom | Register »
Once a month (Feb 5 next session), join Rabbi James for a dedicated space for those living with long COVID of any kind. Connect with others, share experiences in a supportive community, and get spiritual sustenance for the path ahead. Questions? Email Rabbi James.

Membership at CBST supports all that CBST stands for and strives for.


  • The Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum and Randi Weingarten
    Fund for Social Justice

  • “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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    members and friends
    sponsor our livestream
    and oneg/kiddush

    to share joys and remembrances,
    marking special occasions
    and poignant moments.