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Passover 2020 schedule

Click here to see the schedule and times for Passover.


Click here to read the letter from the Manhattan Rabbis.

Ramath Orah's building might be closed, but our community is still open.

Join us every morning for a communal prayer and learning of Mishanyot (Monday - Friday 8:30am) Men and Women of all ages are welcome to join us. Click Here.


Information is subject to change

Pesach Caterers and Groceries 

Click here for list of Caterers and Groceries. 

Upper West Side Resources

Click here for list of Upper West Side Resources

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



Winter/Spring Events

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Saturday ,
    AprApril  25 , 2020
    FLiP - Family Learning Program
    Shabbat, Apr 25th 12:30p to 1:30p
    Ramath Orah's Family Learning Program, Saturdays after kiddush, for children, ages 2nd grade and up, and their parents. A light lunch will be served. RSVP required. Sponsorship opportunities available.


  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  3 , 2020
    MSAWI - Support Our Troops
    Sunday, May 3rd 1:00p to 4:00p
    10th Annual Support Our Troops Day MSAWI - Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute It's a day to show the Troops we care! Help us make 1,500 care packages for our Troops & homeless Veterans. Workout in the boot camp. Be inspired in our Military Academy. Sign up in advance here


  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  31 , 2020
    The Tenth Man
    Sunday, May 31st 1:00p to 4:00p
    Join the CRO community on May 31st for the Tony-nominated play by Paddy Chayefsky (three-time Academy Award-winning author of Network, Marty and The Hospital) in a newly commissioned Yiddish translation and directed by Tony Award-nominated director Eleanor Reissa.



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

  • 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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