Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Welcome

    Experience all of the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning within the warmth and intimacy of our small congreagation.

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Sally Finestone lovingly teaches us about our rich Jewish heritage and inspires us with her energy, vision and compassion for those in need.

  • A lifetime of learning

    We offer an exciting array of education and enrichment programs for all our members exploring our history, traditions and relationship to God.

  • Community

    We have countless ways for you to be a part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.

  • Repairing the world

    Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.

News

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Welcome to Or Atid

Whether you're single or partnered, gay or straight, Jewishly involved or seeking Jewish connection, from an interfaith or a Jewish home, join our welcoming community. For more info on Or Atid, go here or call 508-358-9623.

Community

Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion

To read the Rabbi's most recent reflections, go here.

Upcoming High Holiday Schedule

  • Kol Nidre: Fri., Oct. 3, 6pm
  • Yom Kippur: Sat., Oct. 4, 9am
  • Mincha: Sat.Oct. 4, 2:30pm

For a complete listing of High Holiday services, go here.

Exciting Youth Programs and Lounge

Read here for more info about Or Atid's two youth groups Noar (grades 7-12) and B'nai Noar (grades 5 & 6). New Youth Lounge with sofas, games and TV available.

Calendar

Wednesday, October 1st

  1. Sisterhood Knitting/Crafts Night
    • Start time: 7:00pm
    • End time: 9:00pm

Thursday, October 2nd

  1. Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing
    • Start time: 7:30pm
    • End time: 10:30pm

Friday, October 3rd

  1. Erev Yom Kippur
  2. Kol NIdre Service
    • Start time: 6:00pm
    • End time: 6:00pm
  3. Candle lighting
    • Start time: 6:07pm
    • End time: 6:25pm

Saturday, October 4th

  1. Yom Kippur
  2. Shabbat Service
    • Start time: 9:00am
    • End time: 12:00pm
  3. Neilah
    • Start time: 4:30pm
    • End time: 4:30pm

Sunday, October 5th

  1. Brotherhood: Succah & a Schmear!
    • Start time: 9:30am
    • End time: 11:30am
  2. Hebrew School
    • Start time: 9:30am
    • End time: 12:00pm
  3. B'nai NOAR
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 12:00pm
  4. Vattikim Lunch and Discussion
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 1:30pm
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Or Atid Eliminates Dues in Favor of Pledges!

Go here for details and important information about our new Sustaining Pledge Program - an innovative approach which makes membership more accessible and affordable to Jews in Metrowest. 

Announcements

Trip to the Vilna Shul, Boston

Sun. Oct. 19, 1:00pm
Join Sisterhood for a private tour of Jewish history at the Vilna Shul on the North slope of Beacon Hill. Go here for full details.

NEW! Or Atid's College Connection

Help keep our college-aged kids connected to our Or Atid community. Go here for more info and to sign up today!

Spotlight

Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing

Thursday nights at Or Atid! To see a class video go here. Classes start in September. Go here for details.

 

 


 

Social Action

There are many opportunities for our members to be involved in social action!

High Holiday Food Drive:
Bring your non-perishable food and toiletries before Kol Nidre service for a Place To Turn food pantry.

Family Promise:
Be a part of our Fall, 2-week commitment with our neighbor Peace Lutheran Church to support people in need of temporary shelter. Learn how you can help.

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Adult Education

At Or Atid, you'll find a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way. See our schedule for 2014/2015:

The Lands of our Ancestors: A Personal Exploration

We'll explore the history and culture of those countries from which our grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great grandparents came. 
Meets Thursdays, once a month. 
First class Oct. 23, 7:30-9:00pm

Trope 101 for Adults

Learn the basics of Trope, the special melodies used for the reading of the Torah.  All musically inclined and those who are tone deaf are equally welcome.
Oct. 26 (1st session), Nov. 2, 16, 23
9:30 - 11:00am

Law and Order

Jewish Themes in TV Crime Shows led by Me'ir Sherer.
First of 4 weekly classes begins Thurs., Jan. 15, 7:30p-9pm

Services 101

Learn about the structure and meaning of Shabbat service.
1st of 4 sessions begins Sun., March 1, 9:30-11:00am

Or Atid Reads

Share in the joy of the written word. Our first book is When General Grant Expelled the Jews by Jonathan D. Sarna.
Sun., Nov. 16, 11am-12:30pm

 
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