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Documentary Screening to benefit RUSA LGBT - “Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda”

CBST and RUSA LGBT host a screening of Michael Lucas's film documenting the brutal oppression of LGBTQ people in Russia and the spread of anti-gay sentiment and legislation throughout the country. Tuesday July 29 at 6:30 PM at 57 Bethune Street.

Tisha B’Av Teaching and Service with Lamentations

Tisha B’av commemorates the destruction of the Temple and other tragedies in Jewish history. In this lesson and special contemplative candlelit service, we remember, we mourn, and we turn our sackcloth and ashes into hope. Monday, August 4th at 8:00pm.

Tisha B’Av Mincha-Ma’ariv and Break the Fast

CBST's observance of Tisha B'Av concludes with a communal Ma’ariv and break the fast, led by the Traditional Egalitarian Minyan. Tuesday, August 5th at 7:00pm.


This Week's Services

Friday, 8/1/2014, 6 Av 5774
Shabbat Chazon – Parshat Devarim
Main Kabbalat Shabbat Service, 7:00 PM
Ba’alat Tefillah:  Cantorial Soloist Re’ut Ben-Ze’ev
Music Director and Piano:  Joyce Rosenzweig
Service Leader:  Rabbi Rachel Weiss
Darshanit:  Rabbi Rachel Weiss

Saturday, 8/2/2014, 6 Av 5774
Shabbat Morning Service: Liberal Format,
10:00 AM at our Chelsea Sanctuary
B’nai Mitzvah of Sophia and Daniel Le Goff-Pollack
Ba’alat Tefillah:  Cantorial Soloist Re’ut Ben Ze’ev
Service Leaders:  Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, Rabbi Rachel Weiss, Rabbi Robert Widom

Monday 8/4/2014, 9 Av 5774
Erev Tish'a B'Av
Erev Tisha B’Av Teaching and Service with Lamentations, 8:00 PM
Ba’al Tefillah: Larry Kay
Service Leader: CRRI Ruhi Sophia Rubenstein

Tuesday, 8/5/2014, 9 Av 5774
Tisha B’Av Mincha-Ma’ariv and Break the Fast, coordinated by the Traditional Egalitarian Minyan, 7:00 PM

ASL Interpretation Upon Request for Main Kabbalat Shabbat Service - email .

Chelsea sanctuary located at: 296 9th Ave. at  W 28th St.Bethune sanctuary located at: 57 Bethune St.

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