Congregation Beit Simchat Torah officially opened its modern new sanctuary on Manhattan’s West Side on April 3.
Jubilant congregants blew a shofar and Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Chuck Schumer spoke at the dedication of the new space on West 30th Street.
CBST bills itself as a home for progressive Jews and is considered one of the leading shuls for LGBT Jews.
The new synagogue is in the Chelsea neighborhood, about a mile uptown from its longtime home in the West Village.
CBST’s new home at 130 West 30th is now officially open!Posted by Congregation Beit Simchat Torah - CBST on Sunday, April 3, 2016
This story "Congregation Beit Simchat Torah Opens New Sanctuary" was written by Forward Staff.