Celebrate Shavuot Sweetness with CBST!

Services & Programs

Tikkun Leil Shavuot at the Manhattan JCC
Tuesday, June 11, 9:00pm–Wednesday, June 12, 5:00am | In-Person at JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. | Learn more » | CBST is delighted to partner with the JCC for Tikkun Leil Shavuot, offering a dedicated CBST track with our clergy teaching throughout the night! Come together with people from across the spectrum of Jewish life for a free, revelatory night of study, film, music, dance, yoga, and more in celebration of Shavuot. Come for an hour or stay the night! No registration necessary.

Shavuot Day II—Yom Tov Service with Yizkor
Thursday, June 13, 10:00am | In-Person at CBST, 130 W. 30th St. and via Zoom
Ba’al Tefillah: Cantor Sam Rosen
Service Leaders: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum & Rabbi Yael Werber
D’var Torah: CRRI Adam Graubart

The CBST office will be closed in observance of Shavuot starting Wednesday, June 12, and will re-open on Friday, June 14. In Case of Emergency: Regarding a death or other emergency pastoral needs outside of regularly scheduled office hours, call 917-513-0413 and a member of our clergy will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

A Shavuot Teaching from Rabbi Aliza Schwartz, Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical Intern

“As I write this, we are in the midst of Sefirat haOmer, the counting of the Omer. That is, we are counting the days between holidays – specifically, between the second night of Passover and the holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot, primarily an agricultural holiday in Biblical times marking the wheat harvest, came in rabbinic times to represent the anniversary of Matan Torah, the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. When we celebrate Shavuot today, we stay up all night in celebration, studying Torah…” Continue reading »

Teachings on Shavuot from Rabbi Mike Moskowitz

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