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.
Upcoming High Holiday Schedule
- Erev Rosh Hashanah: Wed., Sept 24, 8pm
- Rosh Hashanah: Thurs., Sept. 25, 9am
- Taschlich: Thurs., Sept. 25, approx. 2pm (after Kiddush)
- Rosh Hashanah: Fri., Sept., Sept. 26, 9am
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.
Sunday, September 21st
NO Hebrew School
Sisterhood: Financial Investment-Women to Women! presented by Alice Finn, CEO, PowerHouse Investments
- Start time: 10:00am
- End time: 12:00pm
Family Ed: The Blessing of a Bar/Bat Mitzvah - for parents and their 7th grader
- Start time: 10:30am
- End time: 12:00pm
Monday, September 22nd
- Start time: 3:00pm
- End time: 5:00pm
- Start time: 6:00pm
- End time: 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 23rd
Brotherhood: Books & A Beer
- Start time: 7:00pm
- End time: 7:00pm
Wednesday, September 24th
Erev Rosh Hashana
- Start time: 6:23pm
- End time: 6:41pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
- Start time: 8:00pm
- End time: 8:00pm
Thursday, September 25th
Rosh Hashana 5775
Rosh Hashanah Service
- Start time: 9:00am
- End time: 9:00am
- Start time: 2:00pm
- End time: 2:00pm
NO Israeli Folk Dancing
- Start time: 7:30pm
- End time: 10:30pm
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.
Be Our Guest for the High Holidays!!
Come join us for the Holidays with complimentary tickets for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Whether you are new to the area, new to Or Atid, or just looking for a place to celebrate the holidays, our community welcomes you. See schedule of services here. Email us here about "Be Our Guest".
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!
The Big Schmooze with Larry
Sun. Sept. 28, 9:45am
Larry Sternberg is back for another year of provocative, timely and probing conversations. On this Sunday, we'll discuss "American's Reactions to the Conflict in Gaza". All welcome!
Women to Women Powerhouse Investing Discussion
Sun,, Sept. 21, 10am-noon
Join Sisterhood and host Alice Finn, CEO, PowerHouse Assets and learn how to plan for your financial future. Go here for full details.
Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing
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.
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.
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 Blessings of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah
A three-week class by Rabbi Finestone for all students becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah during the fall and their parents.
Sept. 21, 10:30am - Noon
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
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