Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Teens and Tweens

    We offer programs that give our youth different ways to socialize, travel and explore their values and leadership skills.

  • Welcome

    Experience the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning with our welcoming community. Celebrating our 25th year!  

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Sally Finestone lovingly teaches us about our rich Jewish heritage and inspires us with her energy, vision and compassion for those in need.

  • Learning

    We offer the innovative Jewish Learning Lab for our youth and an exciting array of education enrichment programs for adults.

  • Community

    There are countless ways to be part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.

  • Repairing the world

    Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.


"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.

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NEW!  Innovative & Accessible Dues Program

There are many advantages of joining Or Atid including our new membership program without fixed dues.  Come be a part of our welcoming community. Just email Howard Gold anytime.


Recent Sisterhood Event: Table Decorating & Cooking Demo

With author, chef, and gardner, Liz Barbour, Sisterhood hosted this popular program just in time for the holidays. Go here to see more photos!

Upcoming Events

Be Our Guest at Or Atid

Join us for Shabbat Service, a class, special program or celebration! Call 508-358-9623 and let us know you are coming. 


Or Atid offers a unique enriching educational experience for children, called the Jewish Learning Lab (grades K-7). No requirement for synagogue membership or prior affilitation! Go here for more info. 

"Heather Booth: Changing the World"

Nov. 13, 7pm, West Newton Cinema
Sisterhood outing. See the story of Heather Booth, activist in the 60's and role model for activism today. $11 per ticket. RSVP by Nov. 6. 

"Bang! The Bert Berns Story"

Sat., Nov. 18, 6:30pm, JCC Newton
Music meets the mob in this film about Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the '60s. Tickets $12 pp but limited. RSVP by Nov. 5th.


German-Jewish Culture & Culinary Talk

Wed., Nov. 29, 6pm, Boston University
Mother-daughter author team Gabrielle Rossmer and Sonya Gropman discuss food and memory, food as a cultural identity and traditional recipes. Limited tickets. RSVP to Adult Social by Nov. 15th.

Metrowest Jewish Women's Study Group
Offering New Ten Week Course at Or Atid

Jan 31-June 6, 10am-noon
"The Female Ruse: Women's Deception and Divine Sanction in the Hebrew Bible"
. Instructor Dr. Rachel Adelman will lead the discussion using her latest book as our guide.Co-sponsored with other area synagogues. All welcome. no fee. To learn more, go here.

Social Action

Family Promise - Hosting Homeless Families

Oct. 29- Nov. 12: Or Atid joins forces with Peace Lutheran to host homeless families for two weeks, twice during the year. 

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Nov. 12, Dec. 10:  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. 

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: Nov. 5: 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

Find out more about our new slate of classes for Fall!