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, check WBZ TV (Channel 4) and radio (1030 am) for Hebrew School and Shabbat B'Yahad cancellations. Also check our office phone message and look for a school-wide email.
Make Hamentaschen with Sisterhood!
Sun., March 1st, 9:30am at Or Atid
We'll be rolling, cutting, filling, folding and baking hundreds of hamentaschen for our Purim celebrations. RSVP to Sisterhood. All welcome!
"The Making of Markova" with Author Tina Sutton
Sun., March 22, 10am-noon
A Sisterhood and Hadassah event. Hear this remarkable story about a frail Jewish girl who becomes the unlikeliest of ballet stars. Full details here
Bring Items for Our Students 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 3/1 (basket in lobby). Monetary donations also welcome. For more info, send an email here.
Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing
There are many opportunities for our members to be involved in social action!
Family Promise: 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.
Volunteers needed for Community Cooks!
Upcoming dates: March 8, April 12, May 3
Calling all chefs, sous-chefs and shoppers! One Sunday a month throughout the year help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. Meals prepared during Hebrew School in our own Or Atid kitchen. Coordinated through Community Cooks. To volunteer, send email here.
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 March 12 (we'll discuss England), 7:30-9:00pm
Learn about the structure and meaning of Shabbat service.
1st of 4 sessions begins Sun., March 1, 9:30-11:00am