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. 

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

Or Atid Community Passover Seder

Join us for the 2nd night of Passover on Sat., April 20, 6:30pm for our paticipatory and interactive celebration with a delicious, catered Passover meal. RSVP here by April 8.

This week at Or Atid

Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!

The Kosher Baker Comes to Or Atid

Sun., March 24, 10am to noon
Paula Shoyer will share a variety of fresh and delicious recipes for every occasion and talk about her new cookbook. 


Future Events

PJ Library Passover Jam 

Sun., March 31, 10am to 11:30am
Join PJ Library with Josh and the Jamtones to rock out with high-energy music, dancing, Passover-themed activities, snacks and more. Includes special activities for ages 5-8. Details & RSVP here.


Open Studio Tour at Umbrella Arts

Sun, April 7, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Umbrella Community Arts Ctr., Concord
Join Sisterhood to see more than 50 artists who will open their studio doors and display their artistry. Carpooling from Or Atid available. Snacks and conversation after the tour nearby. RSVP here. 


Or Atid Community Passover Seder

Second Night, Sat., April 20, 6:30pm
Re-experience the exodus from Egypt with a participatory and interactive celebration and a delicious catered kosher-for-Passover meal! For all ages! RSVP by April 8th here.






Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: May 5: Help cook and 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: April 7: 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. 

Bad-ss Broads of the Bible:
10-session course, starting Oct. 16, 10am-noon
Metrowest Jewish Women's Study Group will explore audacious female characters in the Hebrew Bible.

Learn to Chant Trope
Thursdays, Now to April 11, 7:30pm
Led by Rabbi Polisson, six-week course to learn how to chant Ta'amei Ha-Mikra, known in English as Torah trope. RSVP here.