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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

 
 

Shabbat schedule

 

Candle lighting 6:45pm  *  Mincha 6:45pm  *   Evening Shema – 7:46

 Latest time for the morning Shema – 9:43 * Shabbos concludes  -  1 minute after 7:44

 

For Parshat Nitzavim – September 23-24  - Elul 28

Candle lighting 6:32pm  *  Mincha 6:30pm  *   Evening Shema – 7:34

 Latest time for the morning Shema – 9:46 * Shabbos concludes  -  1 minute after 7:32

 

Please join us for as many Selichos as you can, as we, and you, need every Merit

Selichot after this Shabbat – 12 midnight

Monday-Friday – 7:00am

Sunday, September 25 – 8:00am

September 28-30, October 3 – 7:00am

Sunday October 2 – 8:30p

Classes and events

Classes 

· Sunday, September 18, ~9:15am – Talmud Menachus 34  

· Tuesday, September 20 – 10:30pm – Rambam’s Letter of Sanctification (3)

 

Events and Schedules

· After Shabbat, September 17 – First Night of Selichot - 10:30pm  starting with In Every Aspect Of Life You Can Find A Positive Point – West Point interview with Cantor Stamler
Selichot – 12 midnight

· September 18th  - Pruzbul – We will gather on Sunday morning at 9:20 to write a pruzbul, and again one evening during the week

· Sunday October 2, 5:00 PM - Reaching the Heights through Meditation

· Monday October 3, Evergreen Delivery

To access a zoom meeting click link: https://zoom.us/j/2448244824 ;  Pswd - 2448   

High Holiday schedule

 

High Holidays Schedule

(All times are for Poughkeepsie, even there please give an extra 2-3 minutes)

 

Sunday, September 25

· 8:00 am - pre Rosh HaShanah Selichot

· 12:00 pm - Memorial Service at Schomre Israel Cemetery Rabbi Krasner will be available to say prayers with you at the graveside of your loved ones with you.

· 6:20 pm - Mincha/Maariv

· 6:29 pm - Candlelighting (earliest 5:33 pm)

Rosh HaShanah, 1st Day - Monday, September 26

· 8:30 am Sharp - Shacharit 10:45 am

· *11:45 am - Shofar

· 5:05 pm Sharp - Second Shofar (outdoors only)

· 5:30 pm - Tashlich

· 6:00 pm - Mincha/Maariv

· 7:28 pm or after - Candlelighting

Rosh HaShanah, 2nd Day - Tuesday, September 27

· 8:30 am Sharp - Shacharit

· *11:30 am - Shofar

· 5:30 pm Sharp - Second Shofar (outdoors)

· 6:00 pm - Mincha/Maariv

· 7:27 pm or after - Havdallah/Yom Tov Ends

Fast of Gedaliah - Wednesday, September 28

· 5:37 am - Fast Starts

· 7:30 am - Shacharit with Selichot

· 6:00 pm - Mincha/Maariv

· 7:25 pm - Fast Ends

Erev Yom Kippur - Tuesday, October 4

· 7:00 am - Shacharit with Selichot

· Festive Meal

· 5:50 pm - Mincha

· 6:13 pm - Candlelighting (earliest 5:20 pm)

· 6:10 pm Sharp - Kol Nidre/Maariv (Live and Zoom)

· 6:30 pm - Fast Starts

Yom Kippur - Wednesday, October 5

· 9:00 am Sharp - Shacharit

· 11:50 am - Yizkor

· 4:15 pm - Mincha/Neilah/Maariv

· 7:13 pm - Blowing of Shofar/Fast Ends

· Havdallah before eating

* time is approximate. Please arrive early to ensure you hear the Shofar

Sisterhood Center Piece Fundraiser

Click here to get the order form for the flowers shown below.

                     Ongoing Activities


 * The Private Herman Siegel Post 625 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States holds its monthly meeting on the second Sunday of each month, at 9:30 am at the shul. For more information please contact the Post Commander, Robert L. Morrison at robl56@aol.com.

              Recent Programs & Events

Aaron Lipkin June 22nd presentation

 On June 22nd Aaron Lipkin make a presention at the shul, described below, to members of the community.

                        

Thirty-ninth Hamentashen Sale

Sisterhood's  39th hamentashen sale(2022) was recently completed. This was the first sale in 2 years due to the covid restrictions.

               

Annual Purim Dinner

 

 
Annual Purim Dinner, hosted by the sisterhood, was held on March 17, 2022. This was the first Purim dinner held since the beginning of the Covid lockdown.
 

Annual Chanukah Dinner

Sisterhood's annual chanukah dinner was held on December 5, 2021. This was the first chanukah dinner in 2 years and a good time was had by all.

Sisterhood Annual Hamentashen Sale

Sisterhood has completed baking hamentashen for Purim 2020.

                    

     Last tray of hamentashen for 2020               Rabbi Krasner and Holly

Reading Hebrew 101 Classes   

On November 11th Rabbi Krasner began Monday classes on reading hebrew, starting from the absolute basics, and  focused on being able to read properly and fluently. The classes were held from 6-6:45pm thru the end of January. 

Mitzvah Workshops

Rabbi Krasner  presented a number of mitzvah workshops from November 5th thru January 7th. Click here for more details.

Annual Purim Dinner 

The Sisterhood's annual Purim dinner was held on Thursday, March 21, 2020.

                   Brisket                                   Hamentashen

                         

Sisterhood's Annual Hamentashen Sale

The Sisterhood  completed baking hamentashen for its 36th annual sale(2020). Shown below are some of the bakers.

Wed, October 5 2022 10 Tishrei 5783