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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Mazel Tov to Rabbi Polisson and Gabriella Feingold!

We wish them much joy on the new addition to their family, Asher Meir.


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



Or Atid Sisterhood Cookbook

The cookbook is here!
Drop by the office to pick one up. They make great gifts!



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

Do good in the New Year: Volunteer on MLK Day!

Every year on JCRC’s MLK Day of Service, individuals and families from the Jewish community come together to volunteer with community-based organizations all over Greater Boston. Make sure to register now to volunteer on Monday, January 20, 2020 as spots are filling up quickly! Times and locations vary.

Current Events

Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!

Mussar: A Path to Spiritual Development with Rabbi Carol Glass

Jan. 13, Feb. 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, 7-9 p.m. at Or Atid
Mussar is a Jewish spiritual practice that gives concrete instructions on how to live a meaningful and ethical life. Register here.


Future Events

Meet-up: Parents of First-Time College Freshman

Thurs., Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m. at The Local, Wayland
Join parents of first-time college freshmen for a schmooze about this transition.

Afternoon Klezmer Concert
Sun., Jan. 26, 3:00-5:00pm at Or Atid

Or Atid & the Wayland Weston Interfaith Action Group are co-sponsoring this concert with Yoni Battat & his band, Rabbi Louis Polisson and Gabriella Feingold. RSVPs appreciated here. More info here.

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat

Fri., Jan. 31, 6:30pm at Or Atid
Join us for a musical, relaxed evening of song and prayer led by Rabbi Louis Polisson.



Or Atid Reads: Just Mercy

Tues., Feb. 4, 7-9pm at Or Atid
A community read of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Just Mercy - A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Discussion led by Yoni Kadden, Chair of the History Department at Gann Academy



JArts Artists-in-Residency: Lerner and Moguilevsky
Lunch and Learn Discussion/ Demo
Wed., Feb. 5, 12-1pm, Congregation Beth El, 105 Hudson Rd, Sudbury
Open to all, Free of charge, RSVP required here.  

JArts Artists-in-Residency: Lerner and Moguilevsky
Concert and Conversation
Wed., Feb. 5, 7:30-9:30pm, The Center For Arts In Natick, 14 Summer St.
Experience Lerner and Moguilevsky’s musical fusion. Stay after the performance for the chance to speak with the musicians. Purchase tickets here.

Or Atid Night at the Theater

Sat., Feb. 8, 8:00pm, Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston
Join us for a performance of We All Fall Down. RSVP and more info here




Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming date: Jan 12 Please volunteer to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming date: Feb 2 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.

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.

Journey to Safety

Journey to Safety (JTS) is the JF&CS response to domestic abuse. They provide services for Jewish and Russian-speaking survivors. For more info click here.


Adult Education

[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.

Mussar: A Path to Spiritual Development with Rabbi Carol Glass

Jan. 13, Feb. 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, 7-9 p.m. at Or Atid
Mussar is a Jewish spiritual practice that gives concrete instructions on how to live a meaningful and ethical life. Register



Family Programs

Super Tot Sunday

Next Date: Jan. 26, 10-12 at Or Atid
Are you looking to connect with young Jewish families in Metrowest? Come to Super Tot Sunday, a monthly program at Congregation Or Atid. Join us for music, fun and snacks! For ages 0-5 and their caregivers. All welcome.