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

Registration Ongoing for Religious School

The Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest is a joint religious school program of Temple Beth Sholom of Framingham and Congregation Or Atid that offers an enriching educational experience for children in grades K-8. Open to all regardless of affiliation. More info HERE.

Current Events

Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!

Dance with the Torah, Family & Friends

Mon., Oct. 21, 5:45pm, Or Atid
Celebrate Simchat Torah with dinner, dancing and fun for all ages. RSVP HERE.


Bluegrass-Klezmer Kabbalat Shabbat

Fri., Oct. 25, 7pm, Or Atid
Hear mandolin player and bluegrass composer Ariel Wyner, accompanied by Rabbi Polisson and Yoni Battat.

Future Events

Sukkot on the Farm
Sun., Oct. 20, 10:30-1:30, Codman Community Farms, Lincoln

A morning of activities and learning opportunities on the farm. Click here for more info and to register. 

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

Rabbi Polisson will speak at this event which will explore issues relating to Conservative Judaism. Click here to register and here for info on the Rabbi's presentations.

Social Action

Family Promise Volunteer Orientations
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. 

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Oct. 20 Please volunteer 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: Nov 3, Dec. 1 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

Mindfulness Practice: Meditation, Chanting & Text Study
Last session: 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, 8-9:30 pm, Or Atid
Join Rabbi Polisson for a tour of Jewish music throughout the world and history. Email [email protected] to register. 



Family Programs

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