Neil Hoffman

CBST’s ‘Gay-by Boom’

The gay and lesbian synagogue in the Village is, despite the challenges, welcoming an explosion of children.
Associate Editor
06/22/2010 - 20:00

 This fall, when I embarked on a quest to find a Hebrew school for my kids, I did not expect one of the top contenders to be Congregation Beth Simchat Torah.

We are gay-friendly and the proud aunt and uncle of an adorable baby with two mommies. But my husband and I are straight — and CBST, after all, has the distinction of being the world’s largest lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgendered synagogue. 

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