Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum serves as spiritual leader of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the preeminent LGBTQ synagogue in New York. Under her leadership as Senior Rabbi, CBST has become a powerful voice in the movement for equality and justice for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions and a significant force challenging the radical right’s dominance over religious and political life in the United States and around the world.  For many years Rabbi Kleinbaum has been ranked by Newsweek among the 50 most influential rabbis in America.

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The Let My People Go campaign is a Jewish-led bond fund effort organized by New Sanctuary, Never Again Action, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, and Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, intended to free as many immigrant detainees as possible. (Image: Let My People Go Campaign) Views
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
This Passover, Let’s Free Them All
Right now, Jews across the country are preparing to celebrate the first seder and retell the tale of Exodus: how in the face of injustice, the Israelites won their freedom from an oppressive rule. This year, it is impossible to tell the story and not see the parallels with our present day United...
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