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!
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.
Be Our Guest for the High Holidays!
If you and your family are looking for a place to celebrate the High Holidays, are new to the area, or just want to learn more about Congregation Or Atid, our community welcomes you with complimentary tickets for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Take part in our warm, spiritual, and highly participatory High Holiday services. More info here.
Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!
Calling all Teens!
Registration is open for TELEM, a Service Learning program where teens in grades 8-12 plan activities for the developmentally disabled. More info and registration HERE.
Registration Open for the Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest
Go here to learn more about this engaging and fun program. All welcome - spread the word!
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.
Comedy Night & Auction
Sat., Oct. 26, 7pm, Or Atid
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. Click here for more info and to RSVP.
Super Tot Sunday!
Sun, Oct. 27 10-12 at Or Atid
Bring your little ones for music, singing and movement with Rabbi Polisson. All Welcome!
20/20 Judaism: A Collaborative Convention
December 6-10, 2019, Boston
Family Promise Volunteer Orientations
Sept. 19, 7pm, St Zepharin’s Church, 99 Main St., Wayland
Oct. 17, 7pm, Shir Tikvah, 141 Boston Post Rd, Wayland
If you are concerned about the issue of family homelessness in your community and want to make a difference, considering attending one of these volunteer orientations.
Upcoming dates: Oct. 20 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.
Upcoming dates: Oct 6 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.
Mindfulness Practice: Meditation, Chanting & Text Study
Sept. 12 (Or Atid), Sept. 19 (Beth El) & Oct. 19 (Temple Israel, Natick)
Join the Metrowest Jewish Mindfulness Community for three sessions focusing on meditation, chant, text study and prayer. Details here.
[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.
World Tour of Jewish Music
Thursdays 10/17 & 10/24, 7:30-9 pm, Or Atid
Join Rabbi Polisson for a tour of Jewish music throughout the world and history. Email [email protected] to register.
Parenting Through A Jewish Lens
6 weeks starting Oct. 27, 9:30-11:00am at Or Atid
A Hebrew College, 6 week discussion-based program for parents with kids ages 0 to 9 led by Carolyn Keller. We'll explore Jewish values, give support, and build community. Open to parents of all backgrounds and experiences. Details here.
Super Tot Sunday
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. Next date: Sunday, October 27 10am-12pm
High Holiday Children's Services
Your children will love our special High Holiday services created just for their age group on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Go here to see our schedule and more info.