Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Welcome

    Experience the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning with our welcoming community. 

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Polisson is passionate about connecting people to Judaism in a way that is relevant and meaningful to our lives today.


  • Community

    There are countless ways to be part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.

  • Learning

    We offer the innovative Jewish Learning Lab for our youth and an exciting array of education enrichment programs for adults.

  • Repairing the world

    Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.

  • Teens and Tweens

    We offer programs that give our youth different ways to socialize, travel and explore their values and leadership skills.


"Be Our Guest" for any program or event at Congregation Or Atid. Call 508-358-9623 for more info.


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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.

Innovative and Accessible Dues Program at Or Atid

Ask about our flexible, membership program without fixed dues. Email membership for details!

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Visit "Rabbi Suggests" for recommended articles, music & videos posted by Rabbi Polisson. 



Or Atid Sisterhood Cookbook

Send your family recipes!
We'll have over 200 favorite family recipes submitted by Sisterhood and Or Atid members. Submit your family recipes here



Do a Mitzvah! Sign up to  read Torah!

Take part in our Shabbat services and read Torah or a Haftorah. Go here to sign up.

Upcoming Events

Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest - Registration Now Open!

Registration for Or Atid's combined school initiative with Beth Sholom, Framingham, called the Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest, is now live! The school year begins September 8th. Go here to learn more about this engaging and fun school program. All welcome - spread the word!

Events Coming Soon!

Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!


Welcome Back BBQ & Musical Kabbalat Shabbat
Fri, Sept. 6, 5:45 pm at Or Atid

See your Or Atid friends after a long summer! More details & RSVP here

Super Tot Sunday!
Sun, Sept. 8, 1:00-3:00 pm at Or Atid
Bring your little ones for music, singing and movement with Rabbi Polisson. Rosh Ha-Shanah themed snacks and crafts. 

Sisterhood Welcome Back Dinner & Planning Meeting
Wed, Sept 11, 6:00 pm at Or Atid
Dinner followed by the planning meeting at 7:00 pm. RSVP to [email protected].

Future Events

Annual Communal Metrowest Selichot Services
Saturday, Sept. 21, 8pm, Temple Beth Am, Framingham

Join Or Atid, Temple Beth Am, Temple Beth Sholom, & Temple Israel for a joint Selichot observance. Go here for details.

B[email protected] Broads in Midrash

Mondays, starts 9/23, 10am at Or Atid 
10 session class exploring little known women whose stories are embellished in the rabbinic tradition. Details here.

Comedy Night & Auction

Sat., Oct. 16
Save the date for this fun evening and auction to benefit Or Atid. We'll have good food, wine and great items to bid on.


"Gloria: A Life"
Sun., Jan. 26, 2020, 7:30pm
Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge
See this new play about Gloria Steinem and her decades-long fight for equality. Discounted tickets available. 

Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: TBA We will cook in our own homes. Please volunteers to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. More info here.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: Sept 1st, Oct 6, 2019. Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.


Adult Education

In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage brings special blessings and insights. Or Atid offers a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way. 


Family Programs

Super Tot Sunday

High Holiday Children's Services