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 - The Scroll of Ruth"
Beginning Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM Rabbi Langer will be offering weekly classes on the Biblical Book of Ruth. To listen to classes already held in this series, as well as those on the Scroll of Esther, click here.
I Didn't Know That: An Excursion in Little Known Torah Tidbits
Rabbi Langer will be presenting classes on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, from March 3rd through April 28 on Little Known Torah Tidbits. More details here.
Movie Night at Schomre Israel
Watch here for the next movie in the Movie Night at Schomre Israel series .
Sisterhood Rummage Sale
The Sisterhood's annual rummage sale will be on Sunday April 26th between 9:00am and 3:00pm, with a $5 bag sale from 3:00pm to 5:00 pm. For more information please contact the shul office at 845.454.2890.
Jewish Heritage Night at the Ballpark
Join us at Dutchess Stadium as we sponsor Jewish Heritage Night as the Renegades host the Tri-City Alleycats on Sunday, August 23rd at 5:05 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the shul for $12 each or ordered online as shown here.
* Rabbi's Parsha Potpourri classes are held 45 minutes before Friday night services.
* 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.
Recent Programs & Events
The shul's annual chanukah dinner was held on December 21, 2014. Pictures from the dinner can be seen here.
Jewish History Classes
The history classes by Rabbi Langer have just completed and you can hear the transcripts of each of the classes by clicking here.
Annual Hamentaschen Sale
The Sisterhood has just completed its 32nd Annual Hamentaschen sale. This year they made 8500 hamentaschen.
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.
Movie Night at Schomre Israel
On February 28th the shul had a screening of the movie - ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR - on March 22nd the movie - THE CHOSEN - and on April 19th the movie - THE FRISCO KID - was shown.
Shabbat Across America
On March 13th the shul joined with many shuls across America to celebrate Shabbat Across America.