Congregation Beit Simchat Torah Opens New Sanctuary by the Forward

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah Opens New Sanctuary

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.

This story "Congregation Beit Simchat Torah Opens New Sanctuary" was written by Forward Staff.


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