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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. 

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CRO Schedule September 22-29.

Friday 9/22
7:00 am Selichot & Shacharit
6:35 pm Candle Lighting
6:40 pm Mincha / Kabbalat
     Shabbat / Maariv
Dvar Torah: Rabbi Zolty

Shabbat 9/23, Shabbat Shuvah
9:00 am  Shacharit
10:15 am Children's programs:
     Jr. Cong. will meet upstairs
     Ages 0-5, 5-8 will meet 
11:15 am Shabbat Shuva Derasha: Accessing Aseret Yemei Teshuva Through its Halachic Directives,
by Rabbi Zolty

6:15 pm Mincha
6:35 pm Seudah Shlishit 
Dvar Torah: 
Teaching Your Children Well
by Arnold Franklin

7:25 pm Maariv
7:32 pm Havdalah

Sunday 9/24, Erev Yom Kippur
8:00 am Selichot & Shacharit
8:45 am Sukkah Building
8:45 am Youth Programming: Sukkah
      Decorating (see below for details)
2:00 pm Mincha
6:31 pm Candle Lighting
6:35 pm Kol Nidre

Monday 9/25, Yom Kippur
8:30 am   Shacharit
The CRO Youth Schedule for Yom Kippur is in a special section below.
11:00 am Sermon & Yizkor
5:00 pm   Mincha
6:15 pm   Neilah
7:29 pm   Havdalah

Tuesday 9/26
7:00 am Shacharit

Wednesday 9/27
7:00 am Shacharit

Thursday 9/28
7:00 am Shacharit
10:00 am-noon Lulav Pickup at CRO
2:00 - 4:00 pm  Lulav Pickup at CRO
8:30 pm Daf Yomi Discussion Group


Lulav Pickup will also be open on Friday Sept. 29 from 10 am to 1 pm. at CRO

Sukkot begins Friday evening, September 29.

Our Sunday Mincha /  Maariv minyan resumes Sunday, Oct. 15.

Fall Holiday Schedules

High Holidays at Ramath Orah 5784 / 2023


Seats / Tickets
Click below to purchase seats. Nobody will be turned away from CRO for financial reasons. If you cannot afford a seat, we will provide you one. If you can afford to donate extra funds toward a seat, you will help make it easier for a person in need to attend.

                 Purchase High Holiday Seats / Tickets

Kol Nidre Appeal

Contribute to the Kol Nidre Appeal through the link below.

                 Contribute to the Kol Nidre Appeal

Upcoming Events


There are no upcoming events at this time.


Information is subject to change 

Upper West Side Resources
Click here for list of Upper West Side Resources

Tue, September 26 2023 11 Tishrei 5784