Congregation Schomre Israel
Welcome to Congregation Schomre Israel, a modern orthodox synagogue located in Poughkeepsie, New York in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley.
To see the shul's mission statement click here.
Programs & Events
"Know Your Book - Ezra & Nechemia"
On Thursday, January 7th at 7:00 PM Rabbi Langer will be continuing his weekly classes in the "Know Your Book" series. To listen to classes already held in this series click here.
Beginning Tuesday, January 5th at 10:30am Rabbi Langer will be presenting a five-week course in Torah Studies. Click here to see schedule and class subjects.
Chair Yoga for Seniors Class
Annual Hamentashen Sale
The Sisterhood will shortly begin their 33rd year of making hamentashen for sale as part of their fund raising efforts. Last year they produced 8500 hamentashen. For information regarding the flavors available and how to order please click on this link.
Rabbi Dovid Cohen - January 31, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Rabbi Shmuel Schneid - February 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Rabbi Eichanan Zohn - March 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am
Click here to see the subject of each presentation.
* The Sisterhood of Schomre Israel is providing breakfast food(cereal and bananas) to the local homeless shelter once a month. If you would like to assist the Sisterhood by providing four boxes of cereal for a specific month, please contact Sandy Corwin at 845-452-2436.
* Bingo is played every Wednesday night at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 4:00 pm.
* The Private Herman Siegel Post 625 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States holds its monthly meeting on the first Sunday of each month, at 9:30 am at the shul. For more information please contact the Post Commander, Robert L. Morrison at email@example.com.
* The Saturday Night at the Movies series is ongoing for the Fall. Check this site for the schedule of the next movie.
Recent Programs & Events
Jewish History Classes
The history classes by Rabbi Langer are completed and you can hear the transcripts of each of the classes by clicking here.
Schomre Israel Hosts 17th Annual Read Hebrew America and Canada
Rabbi Eliezer Langer, on February 24th, completed a five week Hebrew Reading Crash Course that focused on teaching the Hebrew alphabet and basic reading skills to members and non-members with little or no background in Hebrew.
Annual Raffle and Cocktail Party
The shul's annual raffle and cocktail party was held on June 7th.
Jewish Heritage Night at the Ballpark
Jewish Heritage night was held on August 23rd at Dutchess Stadium. Click here to see pictures from the event.
NYC Bus Trip to Jewish Museums and Janina Synagogue
Annual Chanukah Dinner
This year's dinner was held on the 7th night of Chanukah, Sunday, December 13, 2015. Click here to see pictures from the dinner.