Welcome to Ramath Orah

Welcome to Congregation Ramath Orah, a traditional, inclusive Orthodox synagogue in Manhattan's Upper West Side. Our historic buildinglocated several blocks from Columbia University, is home to a diverse community, spirited prayer, engaging guest speakers, insightful study groups, and lively social gatherings. We are always excited to welcome newcomers, and to answer questions or help in any way to enhance your experience with us. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Shavuot Events

Shabbat, May 19th - ~10:15 AM
Ateret Torah and Ateret Kehillah
Join us as we celebrate Meredith and Josephine Schizer
for all they have done for our community!

Saturday, May 19th - 9:15-11:15 PM
CRO's Annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot
A light dinner (sponsorships available) and five-minute, round table presentations from an assortment of shul members.  Contact Steven I. Weiss if you'd like to speak.  All are welcome to attend!

Following the program at CRO, join Rabbi Grussgott for all-night learning (co-sponsored by CRO) at Young Israel of the West Side - 210 W. 91 St

Sunday, May 20th, 1st Day Shavuot  - 12:30 PM
Family Tikkun Brunch 
Brunch and family participatory learning. To participate in the learning, contact  Debbie Kerzhner 

RSVP deadline for the brunch has passed.

Monday, May 21st, 2nd Day Shavuot 

Women's Megillat Ruth - at 9:50 AM -Join us for Women's Tefillah in the CRO Social Hall (concurrent with the main shul's), following shacharit. 

Ice Cream Kiddush - following services; sponsored by Jeff Bogursky & Marly Herscovici in commemoration of Jeff's mother's yahrzeit, Chaya Sarah bas Izik 

Picnic in the Park  - 1:00 PM - sign up here


CRO 75th Anniversary Celebration • From Generation to Generation • לדור ודור

Learn more about our 75th anniversary celebration on June 7, 2018 here

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Monday
    May 21
    Women's Tefillah
    Monday, May 21st 9:50a to 10:30a
    Women's Tefillah


  • Saturday
    Jun 2
    FLiP - Family Learning Program
    Shabbat, Jun 2nd 12:30p to 1:30p
    Ramath Orah's Monthly Family Learning Program, Saturdays after kiddush, for children, ages 2nd grade and up, and their parents.


  • Thursday
    Jun 7
    75th Anniversary Celebration
    Thursday, Jun 7th 6:30p to 9:30p
    Join us as we celebrate Ramath Orah's 75th year, honor representatives from each of our synagogue's generations, and acknowledge the contributions of our distinguished past rabbis and presidents



2018 Membership

Our membership year runs from January 2018- December 2018.  Join now for the 2018 year. Join here. 

Contribute to Historic Capital Campaign

  • Contribute to the Capital Campaign
  • Visit our dedicated Capital Campaign website to learn more about this campaign
  • View our Youtube video
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