Shalom! During e COVID-19 crisis, CBST is creating in ative ways to provide opportunities for Jewish religious observance, Torah study, social justice activism, Jewish cultural education, and pastoral support. Check e listings below for all e ways you can engage wi CBST! 3 reviews of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah is is e LGBT go-to shul in NYC. Fri night services are at e Chelsea location. Rosh Hashanah services at e Town Hall and Yom Kippur at e Javits Center. ere is an Open Door initiative for e High Holy Days so everyone can worship. (But please make a donation to support is amazing congregation.)5/5(3). 01, · To sponsor and join our Simchat Torah L’Chaim Club please click below and select Simchat Torah Campaign in e drop-down. ough you donate at any time, donations must be in by 12pm Friday t 28 to be listed publicly. 16, · Dancing in e Street: Simchat Torah under e stars wi e Manhattan hardic Congregation. Simchat Torah is a celebratory and joyous Jewish holiday at ks e completion of e annual Torah reading cycle which literally means Rejoicing in e Law in Hebrew. Simchat Torah’s Meaning and Traditions. 08, · e New York City Police Department does not know how it will enforce new state restrictions on religious ga erings just days before Simchat Torah, a holiday typically celebrated in . Taken from e album: Simchat Torah Songs in Hebrew, English and Yiddish Compilation of famous & Traditional Songs for Simchat Tora (Rejoicing of/[wi e] T. 30, :20 pm 30, 11:20 pm America/New_York Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Schedule. Sunday Night, 30 Candle Lighting: 6:20 PM Mincha: 6:25 PM Maariv, led by Yehuda Green followed by Hakafot Drasha: Rabbi Naftali Citron Dinner wi Rabbi Naftali Citron and Yehuda Green, for ose wi reservations Monday, ober 1st Morning Services: 9:00 . B'nai Jeshurun is a nearly 200-year-old non-affiliated synagogue located on e Upper West Side of Manhattan. We welcome all, no matter e pa traveled. New York, NY 024 T: 212-787-7600 F: 212-496-7600. Subscribe to our newsletter. Stay up to date wi e latest B'nai Jeshurun news! * *. Eventbrite - Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) presents MJE Simchat Torah for 20s & 30s : FREE Night Party, Day Boozy Brunch - Monday, ober 21, . Tuesday, ober 22, at Manhattan Jewish Experience, New York, NY. Find event and ticket information. Simchat Torah Ritual and Dance Party Saturday, ober at 6:30 p.m. Kolot Chayeinu, a synagogue in Brooklyn, NY hosts an online ritual event followed by a dance party for Simchat Torah. Simchat Torah Morning Services. 11, · Despite an executive order prohibiting mass ga erings in areas where COVID-19 cases are on e rise, ritual observances began as usual in Borough Park for Simchat Torah. Simchat Torah or Simhat Torah (Hebrew: שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה , lit., Rejoicing wi /of e Torah, Ashkenazi: Simchas Torah) is a Jewish holiday at celebrates and ks e conclusion of e annual cycle of public Torah readings, and e beginning of a new cycle.Simchat Torah is a component of e Biblical Jewish holiday of Shemini Atzeret (Eigh Day of Assembly), which. overview In y 1975, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York’s and e East Coast’s oldest LGBT synagogue, moved to Westbe Artists’ Housing from e Church of e Holy Apostles, where it was established two years earlier. In 1977, e congregation moved to a larger space at Westbe, remaining ere until . See Westbe Artists' Housing. 551 Fort Washington Ave. New York, NY 033. 212-568-8304. 21, · It’s Simchat Torah, a take-to- e-streets dance party, a meeting of e biggest book-club ga ering of all time. On Simchat Torah, Jews k e end of e annual reading of e five books of. is year, e 9 annual Simchat Torah Across Brooklyn will be happening bo in-person and live on Zoom. To celebrate in-person, CBE and Brooklyn Jews will ga er at Grand Army Plaza from 8- pm. We will go live on Zoom wi singing and dancing around 9pm for our part in is Brooklyn-wide event. 11, · Simchat Torah is a celebration king e conclusion of e annual cycle of public Torah readings, and e beginning of a new cycle. e main celebration of Simchat Torah takes place in e synagogue during evening and morning services. e highlight of e second day, Simchat Torah ( e Joy of e Torah ), is e hakafot, held on bo e eve and e morning of Simchat Torah, in which we ch and dance wi e Torah scrolls around e reading table in e synagogue.(In many synagogues, hakafot are conducted also on e eve of Shemini Atzeret.) On is joyous day when we conclude e Torah, it is custo y for every. Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting wi your friends, family, and people you know. Illustrative — Ultra-Or odox men carry a Torah scroll and dance during Simchat Torah celebrations in Jerusalem, on ober 21, (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) New York Or odox rabbi bucks. Come visit e Chabad of Midtown Bryant Park Sukkah located at e New York Public Library. To make a blessing on e Lulav and Etrog, stop by in e late afternoons. Followed by Outdoor Hakafot Dancing. Simchat Torah Day. Sunday, ober 11, Chabad Lubavitch of Midtown Manhattan • 509 FIf Avenue • New York, NY 017 • 212. Simchat Torah Across Brooklyn – Saturday, ober at 8 PM Our 9 annual opportunity to rejoice, sing, and dance wi our sacred scrolls - live via Zoom! Several different communities will be hosting hakafot in creative, exciting ways from locations all over Brooklyn and beyond. 09, · Given Simchat Torah’s significance, e ision of my synagogue, amongst o ers, to suspend our annual celebrations was a difficult one. For e . 07, · Simchat Torah is predicated on physical activity but COVID-19 is forcing some reconfigurations. Familiar practices, like hoisting a Torah scroll and dancing en masse, or unrolling e sacred text for onlookers to appreciate its 304,805 handwritten . 08, · So dance at home. Dance in a room by yourself. Be safe, but dance you must. Focus on your relationship wi G-d and e Torah, and allow is to be e greatest Simchat Torah ever. Have a . 16, · Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), known as e gay synagogue, based on West 30 St. is physically closed until it can re-open in safety. Annually, up . 09, · I have to go find an old post at I wrote for a no-longer-active blog about a particular Torah. One day I was at an appointment on e upper West Side of Manhattan and ere was all is noise outside of e first floor apartment It was Simchat Torah and e Hasidic rebbes were out in e street, singing and dancing. Pure joy. Reply. ere aren’t many children at Simchat Torah services in e evening. ere is a arate kids’ service downstairs, and e adult service can be too intimidating for em. But e people in eir mid-30s and up who seem to make up most of e crowd at e beginning eventually are joined and en in part replaced by people in eir 20s. Sponsor Shabbat livestreaming/zoom in memory or in honor of a special person or occasion or simply to share e joy of Shabbat wi e community. On bo e evening . ) and morning . 11) of Simchat Torah (as well as e eve of Shemini Atzeret . 9), according to Chassidic custom), it is custo y to perform Hakafot (circles), which involve reciting a medley of verses from e Torah, while joyously dancing wi e Torahs around e Torah-reading table seven times. Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah . Chanukah . Purim is week's Torah portion is Parshat Vayera. Shabbat, 7: Shabbat Mevarchim. Shabbat, 14: View Calendar. Full Calendar. Zmanim PDF. Tue, ember 3 16 Cheshvan 5781. 212-774-5600 125 East 85 St, New York, NY 028. You shall do what is just and good in e eyes of e Lord. , · Saturday ober , : Due to e pandemic, we are not able to ga er for Simchat Torah is year. Mishkan Ha'am Simchat Torah Zoom Dance Party. Mishkan Ha 7:00 pm New York City, NY. Simchat Torah Day, Friday, 27: * :00am Shacharit * 11:00am-12:30pm Children’s Program * 11:30am Hakafot (dancing wi Torah) begins and Buffet opens On Simchat Torah, we rejoice in e Torah, and e Torah rejoices in us. e Torah, too, wants to dance, so we become e Torah's dancing feet.. All ose memories came to mind e o er night, on Simchat Torah, when my wife and I, spending e holiday wi family in Manhattan, experienced e full force of an Upper West Side Simchat Torah. Simchat Torah Dancing. What Is Sukkot? Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday at comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates e ga ering of e harvest and commemorates e miraculous protection G‑d provided for e children of Israel when ey left Egypt. We celebrate Sukkot by dwelling in a foliage-covered boo (known as a sukkah. Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) is a synagogue located in Manhattan, New York City.It was founded in 1973, and is e world's largest LGBT synagogue. CBST serves Jews of all ual orientations and gender identities, eir families, and eir friends. Members commute from as far away as e Bronx and New Jersey. e congregation is led by Senior Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum and Assistant. 7:15a Shacharit. 7:45a Daf Yomi. 8:00p Singles Sukkah Party. 8:00p e Songs of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah. 07, · Simchat Torah is e culminating festival of e High Holiday season in general and of e holiday of Sukkot in particular. e Sukkah is a mitzvah at envelops e person completely. Co-au ors: Edd C. Halperin, MD, MA. Alan Kadish, MD. and Rabbi Moshe Krupka. Simchas, or Simchat, Torah, e Rejoicing of e Torah begins on e evening of ober and concludes. 09, · When my fa er was overseas, in Japan in 1945 and 1946 after e surrender, we were living in Norfolk, Va., wi my grandmo er, my mo er’s mo er. ere, because of illness, I missed Sukkot and Simchat Torah in 1945. So it came to pass at only when I was 7, almost 8, I celebrated Simchat Torah in Atlanta. Find local Fun Jewish Singles Events groups in New York, New York and meet people who share your interests. Join a group and attend online or in person events. Dance Family Fashion & Beauty e 20s30s Group at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah. 09, · Citing virus, chief rabbis urge Israelis not to pray indoors on Simchat Torah Lau, Yosef say worshipers should keep distance from o ers, n ‘ ese are days of great danger’. report says. 11, · New York, NY 025 T: 212-580-3770 E: [email protected] Due to e Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak situation, and following New York State and City new instructions, we are temporarily serving only at e outdoor seating area and we are open until 11pm. We open at 4 pm and we do picking up and delivery. Call us at 212-580-3770. Feb 04, · It has taken Beit Simchat Torah, once hit hard by AIDS, 43 years to be able to build a synagogue designed for its needs, in a property at it owns. On April 3, it will officially open its new. 09, · Simchat Torah is normally a joyful occasion when worshippers often dance wi Torah scrolls, holding and kissing em — risky behaviors during a pandemic. Or odox practices also involve multiple daily group prayers, some ing many were forced to .