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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 building, located 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. 

CRO Schedule May 17-May 23

Friday 5/17
*24th Day of the Omer
7:00 a.m. Shacharit
7:00 p.m. Mincha /
     Kabbalat Shabbat /
7:53 p.m. Candle Lighting
Derasha: Rabbi Yoni Zolty
Shabbat 5/18

*25th Day of the Omer
9:00 a.m. Shacharit
9:45 a.m. Women's Tefillah
10:15 a.m. Children's programs:
     Jr. Cong. - Office
     Parsha Club - Library
     Ages 0-5 - Tots room
     Circle Time for Tots: 10:30 a.m.
12:15 FLiP
Derasha:  Rabbi Dimitry Ekshtut
6:40 p.m. Mincha
7:00 p.m. Seudah Shlishit
Guest Speakers: Kfar Azza Residents
8:52 p.m. Maariv 
8:58 p.m. Havdalah

Sunday 5/19
*26th Day of the Omer
8:00 a.m. Shacharit
7:55 p.m. Mincha/Maariv 

Monday 5/20
*27th Day of the Omer
7:00 a.m. Shacharit
8:30 p.m. Daf Yomi Discussion Group
     led by Rabbi Bodner on Zoom

Tuesday 5/21
*28th Day of the Omer
7:00 a.m. Shacharit

Wednesday 5/22
*29th Day of the Omer
7:00 a.m. Shacharit

Thursday 5/23 
*30th Day of the Omer
7:00 a.m. Shacharit

Upcoming Events


All Events
  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  26 , 2024
    CRO Lag Ba ‘Omer
    Sunday, May 26th 2:00p to 4:00p
    CRO Youth is hosting a Lag B’omer Event happening Sunday May 26th from 2-4pm in the shul’s library. Registration is $10 and closes Thursday May 23rd! We will be making arts and crafts activities for all ages relating to the holiday! There will be s’mores and pizza for everyone to enjoy. Can’t wait for you to join us!


  • Friday ,
    MayMay  31 , 2024
    Scholar in Residence Dinner May 2024
    Friday, May 31st 8:00p to 10:00p
    Join us for a dinner with our Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Martin Lockshin! RSVP required.


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


Information is subject to change 

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