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.
Or Atid's College Connection
Mon. Dec. 1, 7pm
We'll make special Hanukkah packages for our college kids. Go here for more info and to sign up today!
Or Atid Celebrates Hanukkah!
Sun. Dec. 21, 11am-1pm
Crafts for the kids. Study session with the Rabbi. Candle lighting, Latkes, Sufganiyot for all. More info to come.
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.
Big Schmooze with Larry
Sun., Nov. 23, 9:45am
Join Larry Sternberg as we discuss "The 2014 Jewish Vote: Still Democratic After All These Years".
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Sun., Nov. 23, 7:30 pm
Church of the Holy Spirit
169 Rice Road, Wayland
Organized by The Wayland Clergy Association. All welcome. Donations for the Neighborhood Brigade of Wayland and canned goods for the hungry most appreciated.
Cooking & Baking Club
Chocolate and Packaging
Sun. Dec. 14, 4pm
Learn to make chocolate and chocolate covered treats ready for gift giving. Call Linda with questions.
Donate Children's hats, gloves, scarves
Donations before Dec. 14
Clean out those closets! Donations to Metrowest Family Services. Look for labeled box in Or Atid lobby!
There are many opportunities for our members to be involved in social action!
Find out how you can get involved. Make it a family affair.
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:
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.
Next class: Nov. 23
9:30 - 11:00am
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 Dec. 11 (we'll discuss France), 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