High Holidays Childcare (3 months - Grade 5)

We'll take great care of your kids!

Your children will love spending time in our care and you can feel confident knowing that we have highly qualified helpers working with us.  The kids will have fun playing age appropriate games, showing their creativity with a craft project and enjoying delicious Kosher snacks.  

Childcare schedule

All days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, 9am - end of services.

Register for childcare online

For your convenience, now you can register for our highly regarded childcare services online.

Sign up to support the childcare program

While we arrange for babysitters, we ask that parents volunteer for a time slot to help this program run smoothly at the check in table. Click here to volunteer for a time slot.

Cost for childcare

$15.00 per child per day

Please send payment to Congregation Or Atid, PO Box 38, Wayland, MA 01778 and indicate that it is for High Holiday childcare. 

Additional Childcare Information

  • All children must be registered with childcare staff upon drop off.
  • For your children's protection, they cannot leave the room without a designated adult.
  • Parents should bring appropriate equipment/supplies for their child, i.e. diapers, wipes, bottles, etc.
  • Age-appropriate toys and crafts will be available. Every effort will be made to accomodate your child's needs. We would appreciate if parents supervise disruptive or inconsolable children.


Call 508-358-9623 anytime or send us an email at [email protected].

Social Action

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. 

Community Cooks!

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.

Bristol Lodge

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.


Adult Education

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.