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.
Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion
To read the Rabbi's most recent reflections, go here.
Our Rabbi shown at a recent Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF) event in Boston giving the Ha-motzi before over 1,200 guests. Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer spoke. Brave Israeli soldiers, and a soldier's widow, gave their firsthand account of the recent Gaza conflict.
CJP Presents: Celebrate Israel:Boston
Sun., May 31, 2015, 12-7pm
Prowse Farm, Canton
Come to this community-wide, large scale event uniting the local Jewish and Israeli communities around our love for Israel.
Or Atid's College Connection
Keep your kids connected to Or Atid. We send special packages to our students with goodies and reminders about the holidays. Go here for more info and to sign up today!
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.
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.
During inclement weather, cancellation of Hebrew School will be listed on WBZ TV (Channel 4) and radio (1030 am). Also check our office phone message and look for a school-wide email. The same applies for cancellation of Shabbat B’Yahad sessions.
Linda Gradstein Talk at Shir Tikva
Co-sponsored by Or Atid
Sun., Feb. 22, 7pm
Don't miss this informative talk about Israel's upcoming elections and other current events with Linda Gradstein, celebrated NPR correspondent and Middle East Bureau Chief. All welcome. No cost. See here for full details.
Help Our Hebrew School Students Create Purim Baskets
Please donate small boxes of raisins, small juice boxes, granola bars, small chocolate, bars or treats. Look for the Kosher symbols! Items needed by 2/25 (basket in lobby). Monetary donations also welcome. For more info, send an email here.
Save the Date!
Adult Progressive Cocktail Party
Sat., Feb. 28th
Come to this annual favorite with our Or Atid adult community. Enjoy a night out with delicious food and company. Details to come.
Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing
There are many opportunities for our members to be involved in social action!
Family Promise: Next hosting dates March 1-15. Looking for volunteers to sign up ASAP!
Or Atid, with our neighbors Peace Lutheran Church, will host homeless families for two consecutive weeks this Spring. We need volunteers to cook meals, set up, clean up, be an overnight host or food shop and more! Go here to register and see how you can help.
Family Table needs our support. Please bring a can of soup or vegetables the next time you come to Or Atid.
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. Next class Feb. 12 (we'll discuss England), 7:30-9:00pm
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
Learn about the structure and meaning of Shabbat service.
1st of 4 sessions begins Sun., March 1, 9:30-11:00am