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Office Hours: 


Summer Hours:  M-F 10AM-2PM

Hours subject to change without notice. 
We encourage you to call first without an appointment.

BESTY (Beth Shalom Temple Youth)

BESTY is Congregation Beth Shalom's youth group, and is a chapter of NFTY-STR (Southern Tropical Region of the North American Federation of Temple Youth).  CBS youth in grades 8 through 12 come together monthly to participate in programming designed for them, by them, with the overall purpose of enhancing their Jewish experience and developing leadership skills and sense of community.

If you are interested in becoming part of BESTY - email us at by clicking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!


Upcoming TYG Events: September 23rd - Hang Out post PNO, September 27th - KICK OFF MEETING (parents invited also!)


Upcoming Regional events (that means al TYGs from the Keys up to just north of the Orlando area)

Mark your calendars for the following Kallah Dates - locations are available in our Members Area:

Fall (for 9th - 12th graders): October 13 - 15, 2017

Hatikvah (for 6th - 8th graders): November 10 - 12, 2017

Winter (for 9th - 12th graders): December 26 - 30, 2017 

Spring (for 9th - 12th graders): March 16 - 18, 2018

LLTI (for incoming officers for 2017-18): April 20 - 22, 2018

Camp Jenny (by application only): May 26 - 28, 2016


There will be a number of sub-regional events in the spring.  Our sub-region (North-STR) includes congregations in Pinellas, Sarasota, & Hillsborough Counties)


Download a Membership Application and B'rit Kehillah - Code of Conduct Agreement.

For more information on NFTY, go to www.nfty.org/str

Download a CBS TYG Health & Safety Form.  If you are a member of another TYG and are attending a BeSTY event, you must bring this form with you completed.  The document will not be retained after the event.

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