Life Cycle

CBST offers a full range of traditional and non-traditional life cycle events, with rabbinical as well ‎as community support. As part of our commitment to innovative ritual and liturgy, we are open ‎to developing new forms of ceremonies to mark important events in our congregants’ lives.‎

CBST rabbis officiate life cycle events for CBST members. 
For information, contact the CBST office at 212-929-9498 ‎x875.

Welcoming Children
B* Mitzvah
Weddings & Kiddushin
Funerals & Mourning
Gender Transition & Coming Out

Learn more about becoming a member.

Leaving a Legacy:  You are invited to become a Ner Tamid (an Eternal Light) Member: simply notify us that you have remembered CBST in your planned giving. 

  • Pride Shout Outs!

  • Every year at Pride Shabbat we share your messages with the greater CBST community to mark the moment. Submit by Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00pm

  • Learn more here, click "Pride Shout Outs"

  • 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
    Learn more and donate

  • CBST Annual Appeal

  • Make your contribution today!

  • Sponsor an upcoming Shabbat!

  • Each week,
    members and friends
    sponsor our livestream
    and oneg/kiddush

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