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.
Read Our Newsletter "Chai Lights"
Go here to see a full offering of innovative and engaging programs for all our members and the greater Jewish Metrowest community. "Be Our Guest" for any program that interests you.
Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion
To read Rabbi Finestone's most recent reflections, go here.
Me'ah coming to Or Atid this Fall
Congregation Or Atid will offer Me’ah, an award-winning program for adults of all ages and backgrounds, which gives a foundation in Jewish culture and civilization. Spanning two years and including 100 hours of class time, the program is designed to accommodate busy adults. More info coming on how to sign up.
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!
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.
Shavuot Tikkun Leil Shabbat
Ethical Dilemmas, Moral Quandries, Embarrassing Passages
Sat. evening, May 23, 7:30-9:00pm
As a people whose history and literature spans a period of over 3000 years, there are bound to be texts and passages that disturb us, make us feel unsettled, or even angry. For our Shavuot study session, we'll have a thought-provoking, honest discussion about some of these troublesome texts. Guest speakers too. (Cheesecake included).
Yizkor and Evening Shavuot Services
Sunday evening, May 24, 7:30pm
Adult Social and the Education Committee present:
A Community Barbecue
Sun., May 31, 12:00pm
Join us to celebrate the end of the school year, catch up with old friends and say farewell to our Dir. of Congregational Learning! Suggested donation $5 per person, or $10 per family. For more info, email Lori Kriedberg.
Save the date!
The Big Schmooze with Larry
Sun., May 31, 9:45am
We'll discuss the newly formed coalition government in Israel: who is involved and what do we think about it?
New Adult Program at Or Atid
Or Atid "EATS"
Sun., June 7, 6:30pm
Join us for an evening of good eating and conversation with other Or Atid members. We've made reservations at 3 area restaurants: The Local and The Coach Grille, Wayland, and The Cottage, Wellesley. Just call our office at 508-358-9623 with your restaurant selection, and soon you'll be dining with other like-minded members!
Volunteers needed for Community Cooks!
Upcoming dates: June 14, July 14, August 16
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.