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Community Resource Directory


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


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

Phone: 212.579.2011

Additional online resources:

Yoetzet Halacha

The Yoetzet Halacha serving Congregation Ramath Orah is Shiffy Friedman.

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

Shiffy Friedman graduated from Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center’s U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program in 2015. She has been counseling women in the area of women's health and halacha, both through her role as Yoetzet Halacha in Westchester County and through teaching brides and couples before marriage. Shiffy has taught at SAR Academy and currently teaches at Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School. She received her B.A. in Judaic studies from Stern College and a dual M.A. in Education and Jewish studies from New York University. Prior to that, she spent a year studying in Israel at the Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz. She and her husband, Rabbi Noam Friedman, live with their two children, Avital and Adir, in Morningside Heights, where they serve as the OU-JLIC couple at Columbia/Barnard Hillel. They look forward to getting to know members of the broader Manhattan community.

Kosher Establishments

See 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  To learn more about DOROT and their volunteer opportunities please look at their  This partnership is made possible through the UJA-Federation Partners in Caring program.

Thu, March 30 2023 8 Nisan 5783