Community Resource Directory

 

Eruv

A google map of the Eruv is available here. 

Please note that this map shows both the new, extended boundary, and the old boundary at 110th/111th. The correct boundary is the new, extended north boundary. 


To learn the status of the Eruv, please call 212-874-6100. 
When you hear the recording start, press "452".

Mikvah

The West Side Mikvah 
236 W 74th Street
New York, NY 10023

Phone: 212.579.2011
Email: contact@westsidemikvah.org
Website: http://www.westsidemikvah.com

Additional online resources: 
yoatzot.org 
mikvahcalendar.com 
mikvah.org

Yoetzet Halacha

PictureThe Yoetzet Halacha serving Congregation Ramath Orah is Ilana Gadish. Ilana Gadish serves as the Yoetzet Halacha for a number of synagogues in Manhattan, and is a graduate of Nishmat's U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows program. Ilana also teaches Talmud and Tanakh at the Ramaz Upper School. Ilana received her M.A. in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation at the Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS) at Stern College for Women, where she also received her B.A. with a major in Judaic Studies and a minor in Biology. She spent a year studying at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem, as well as two summers at the Drisha Institute. Ilana currently lives on the Upper West Side with her husband Moshe Peters.


 

Ilana is available to answer your questions related to Taharat Hamishpacha, laws of niddah, sexuality and women's health. Ilana can be reached at  (646) 598-1080; email:  nycyoetzet@gmail.com

 

Kosher Establishments

See koshertopia.com for a searchable directory of kosher establishments. Please note that Ramath Orah does not officially endorse any specific hechshering authority listed on the website. 

Partnership with DOROT

Ramath Orah is proud to announce that it has recently partnered with DOROT.  Through this partnership we have a DOROT social worker, Yael Kornfeld, LMSW, available to work with both the seniors and caregivers within our community.  Yael will be available to make home visits to seniors; help with programming for seniors and caregivers; connect seniors and caregivers to DOROT’s various programs, and be a referral source for the Rabbi and the community.  Yael will be able to address issues including, but not limited to: aging, social isolation, homecare, living facility options, daytime programs for seniors, caregiving stress, caregiver support options, and more.  To contact Yael, please call 212-769-2850 or e-mail at ykornfeld@dorotusa.org.  To learn more about DOROT and their volunteer opportunities please look at their website:www.dorotusa.org.  This partnership is made possible through the UJA-Federation Partners in Caring program.

Fri, June 23 2017 29 Sivan 5777