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Join us for Shacharit and for communal learning of Mishnayot on weekday mornings. Click here for a copy of our tefillah page for the Mishnayot learning.

  • Shacharit on Sunday, Monday and Thursday - 8:10 am (Begin with Yishtabach)
  • Mishnah learning every morning (Sun-Fri) - 8:30 am 

CRO Virtual Schedule May 22 - 29

Thursday 5/28, Erev Shavuot
8:10 am - Tefillah Group 
8:30 am -  Virtual Morning Mishanyot Learning Group

6:00 pm - Erev Shavuot Service(Mincha, Megillat Ruth and Yizkor)
8:00 pm - Candle Lighting 

***Remember to make ERUV TAVSHILIN - Read about it here. and to light a yahrzeit candle so you can use it to light Shabbat candles

Friday 5/29, First day Shavuot
9:10 am Latest Shema (Gra)
After 1:31 PM Mincha Time
8:01 pm Latest Candle Lighting (from a pre-existing flame)
8:19 pm Sunset

Shabbat 5/30, Second day Shavuot
9:10 am Latest Shema (Gra)
After 1:31 PM Mincha Time
8:20 pm Sunset
9:10 pm Havdalah
9:15 pm Virtual Havdalah Service with Rabbi Bodner

Sunday, 5/31
8:30 am - Tefillah Group 
8:50 am - Virtual Morning Mishanyot Learning Group 
11:30 am - Siyum and Azkarah for Shama Berman z"lPassword: 796684 (note:not a CRO Zoom, click link above)

Monday, 6/1
8:10 am - Tefillah Group 
8:30 am -  Virtual Morning Mishanyot Learning Group 
8:30 pm - Maariv followed by  Shiur with Rabbi Aviad Bodner
Class is sponsored by Eric Plaks in honor of his wife Gloria and mother-in-law Thelma on Dominican Mother's Day (May 31st in D.R.)  

Tuesday, 6/2
8:30 am -  Virtual Morning Mishanyot Learning Group 

Wednesday, 6/3
8:30 am -   Virtual Morning Mishanyot Learning Group 

Thursday, 6/4
8:10 am - Tefillah Group 
8:30 am -  Virtual Morning Mishanyot Learning Group
8:30 pm -  Daf Yomi discussion group


Information is subject to change 

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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.

Our Rabbi

Rabbi Aviad Bodner

We are excited to welcome our new rabbi, his wife, Lindsey, and their children! See more about Rabbi Bodner here



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2020 Membership—Renew or Join Now!

All memberships are now due for renewal. Our membership year runs from January 2020–December 2020. Join now for the 2020 year. Join here. 

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

Read about our historic 75th anniversary celebration here. Watch the video, see pictures, and read stories from members from Ramath Orah's founding till now.

Contribute to Historic Capital Campaign

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  • Visit our dedicated Capital Campaign website to learn more about this campaign
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