Contact Us

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
130 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001-0154

NOTE: The building is closed and all in-person events are cancelled until further notice. The CBST clergy and staff are working remotely.

Phone: 212-929-9498  Fax: 212-620-3154‎
Office Hours: 
: 9am-5pm
Friday: (Winter) 9am-3pm / (Summer) 9am-4pm

Emergency Number: 917-513-0413
Regarding death, or other emergency pastoral needs outside of office hours, call  and a member of our clergy will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Tech Support:

Text:  646-450-3556

Accessibility Services / ASL Interpretation:
Rabbi Marisa James or Jesse Katz:
212-929-9498 x822

Appointments with rabbis:

B’nai mitzvah, teen/adult education: Rabbi Rapport,, x826          

CBST Cemetery: Chaz Macrina,, x810  

Contributions / Sponsorship:  Gina Schmeling (x814) or Ruth Kleinman (x815);

Event rentals, facilities, & space use:  [SUSPENDED DURING COVID-19 CRISIS]

Events programming: Jesse Katz,, (646) 481-7573

Families with Children programming or children’s education:

General inquiries:

Media inquiries: Tasha Calhoun,, x875

Membership: Ruth Kleinman,, x815

Pastoral Care / Life Cycles (e.g., refuah list, death, wedding appointment, conversion, b’nai mitzvah): Tasha Calhoun,, x875

Publicity / social media promotion: 

Shabbat Sponsorship: Ruth Kleinman,, x815

Social Justice initiatives: Rabbi James,, x822

Weekly Immigration Clinic: Noah Habeeb,


Programming, Events, and Group Tours: If you are interested in planning an event or program at or with CBST, please complete this Programming Request Form. If you are interested in bringing a group to visit, or tour CBST, please complete this Group Tour Request Form. All in-person visits and events are suspended until further notice.