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.
Joining Or Atid has never been more affordable
Learn about Or Atid's innovative approach to making synagogue membership more accessible and affordable with our Sustaining Pledge Program. Call 508-358-9623 or email Howard Gold for more info.
Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion
To read Rabbi Finestone's most recent reflections, go here.
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters
Become a Mentor
Do a Mitzvah and transform the life of a child through friendship and support. Volunteer time only 2-4 hours, 2 times per month. Get more info here.
Mitzvah Day 2016
Volunteer activities for all ages:
"Be Our Guest" for Simchat Torah
If you are new to the area; looking to find out more about Or Atid; or need a place to go for the holidays, join our welcoming community. just email [email protected] or call 508-358-9623.
Or Atid and Hebrew College join forces for breakthrough in Children's Jewish Education!
This first of its kind collaboration between Or Atid's Jewish Learning Lab and Hebrew College provides our kids with exceptional academic programming, highest quality faculty, creativity and fun. Check out this article to learn more.
Simchat Torah Celebration
Mon., Oct. 24, 5:00pm
Join our community celebration of Simchat Torah as we end and start anew the Torah reading cycle. More details coming!
The Search for Hidden Jews
in Art & Literature
Sun., Oct. 30, 9:30am
Is Superman Jewish? Is Spock? Queen Esther? Join noted author and Or Atid member Tilia Klebenov Jacobs to explore the Jewish DNA of famous characters in pop culture.
Family Promise - Hosting Homeless Families
Or Atid joins forces with Peace Lutheran to host homeless families for two weeks. We need vounteers to help our neighbors in need. Go here for details.
Hosting dates: Oct. 30-Nov. 13 at Peace Lutheran.
Training session: Sun. Oct. 23, 11:00am at Peace Lutheran.
Patient Navigator Service
In conjunction with JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. Email Laura Blumberg with questions and to volunteer.
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. Upcoming dates: Sunday, Nov. 6 at 4:45pm.
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. Check back here soon to get a full list of classes for the Fall.
Judaism and Islam (Alternating Tuesday Nights starting in November 2016)
This Me'ah Select Hebrew College program is open to all and will explore the intertwined destinies of Judaism and Islam. See detailed description by clicking "More" link below.
Register now for "Parenting Your Teen Through a Jewish Lens" (starts Jan. 2017 at Or Atid).
A Hebrew College Program. Scholarships and couples discounts available. Go here for more info.