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!
Meet Rabbi Louis Polisson!
We are excited to introduce Rabbi Polisson as our new Rabbi. Go here to learn more.
Visit "Rabbi Suggests" for recommended articles, music & videos posted by Rabbi Polisson.
Congratulations to Congregant Mathew Kreidberg
See the new CJP Annual Campaign Video featuring our very own Mathew Kreidberg! We are so proud of Mathew and the work he is doing with the Jewish Teen Initiative.
Do a Mitzvah! Sign up to read Torah!
Take part in our Shabbat services and volunteer to read Torah this summer. To read Torah or a Haftorah go here.
Join us for the First Night of Chanukah!
On Dec. 2nd, 4pm come celebrate with us as we unveil a life-sized menorah and talk with the artist, followed by live music, food and more. Fun for all ages. See details below.
Chanukah Celebration & Art Installation!
Sun., Dec. 2, 4-6pm
Fun for all ages. Festivities will start with an installation of an artist-created, menorah followed by live music, holiday snacks, crafts and more. All welcome. No fee. RSVP here.
Holocaust Legacy Project
Talk with Founders of KAVOD
Tues., Dec. 4, 7:00pm at Or Atid
Hear this fascinating talk about KAVOD and their work helping holocaust survivors in need. Plus honoring their legacy by taking over 700 photographs of survivors around the world. All welcome. No fee.
Pre-K to 7th grade
Hands-on Learning for Kids
Synagogue membership or affiliation not required. Free tuition for new families with students grades K to 3. Go here for more info or call 508-358-9623. See our 2018/19 school calendar. TELEM teens info here.
Upcoming dates: Dec. 2 : 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.
Upcoming dates: Dec. 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.
In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage brings special blessings and insights. Or Atid offers a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way.
Bad-ss Broads of the Bible:
10-session course, starting Oct. 16, 10am-noon
Metrowest Jewish Women's Study Group will explore audacious female characters in the Hebrew Bible.
Why Pray? Finding Meaning in Jewish Prayer:
6-session course starting Nov. 8, 7:30-8:45pm
Led by Rabbi Polisson, come and discover the meaning and power of Jewish prayer!