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Welcome to Ramath Orah

Welcome to Congregation Ramath Orah, a vibrant Modern Orthodox synagogue in Manhattan's Upper West Side. Our historic buildinglocated several blocks from Columbia University, is home to a diverse and inclusive 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.

Upcoming Events


There are no upcoming events at this time.

High Holidays at Ramath Orah

Sign ups for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are now closed.

Important: Only individuals who (a) sign up and (b) provide appropriate vaccination information in advance will be admitted to the synagogue on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. Walk-in attendees will not be admitted on the high holidays. 

We also welcome sign-ups for our Kol Nidre Appeal, to the Yizkor Book, and Lulav purchases.

2021 Membership—Renew or Join Now!

All memberships are now due for renewal. Our membership year runs from January 2021–December 2021. Join now for the 2021 year. Join here. 

Join our events!

To join all community zoom events, click here. Password was sent by email to shul members. If you are interested in joining one of our events and do not have a password, email us at

CRO Schedule September 17 - September 27    *Registration recommended for weekday minyanim*

Friday, 9/17
7:00 am   Shacharit
6:43 pm   Candelighting
6:50 pm   Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat
Shabbat, 9/18
9:00 am   Shacharit
6:30 pm   Mincha, followed by Seuda Shlishit and Maariv
7:42 pm   Havdalah 

Sunday, 9/19
8:00 am  Shacharit 
9:00 am  Sukkah Building/Decorating 

Monday, Erev Sukkot, 9/20
7:00 am  Shacharit 
6:38 pm  Candlelighting for first night Sukkot (light a multi-day candle)
6:45 pm   Mincha/Maariv​​​​
Tuesday, First Day Sukkot, 9/21
9:00 am  Shacharit 
6:45 pm  Mincha/Maariv
7:36 pm  Candlelighting for second night (light from a pre-existing flame)
Wednesday, Second Day Sukkot, 9/22
9:00 am   Shacharit
6:45 pm   Mincha/Maariv
7:35 pm   Havdalah
Thursday, Chol Hamoed Day One, 9/23
7:00 am   Shacharit
8:30 pm  Daf Yomi Discussion Group
FridayChol Hamoed Day Two, 9/24
7:00 am  Shacharit
6:32 pm  Candelighting
6:40 pm  Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat 
Shabbat Chol Hamoed Sukkot, 9/25, Parashat Ha'Azinu
9:00 am  Shacharit
6:20 pm  Mincha, followed by Seuda Shlishit and Maariv
7:29 pm  Havdalah
Sunday, Chol Hamoed Day 4, 9/26
8:00 am  Shacharit
Monday, Hoshana Rabah, 9/27
7:00 am  Shacharit 
6:27 pm  Candlelighting for Shemini Atzeret (light a multi-day candle)
6:35 pm   Mincha/Maariv

Weekday Morning Minyan

All minyanim are indoors in the synagogue.

Registration encouraged (not required) for weekday minyanim. Click here to register


Information is subject to change 

Covid-19 Attendance Policies
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Covid-19 Vaccination Resources
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Upper West Side Resources
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Wed, September 22 2021 16 Tishrei 5782