Installation Weekend, November 2-4, 2018

Congregation Or Atid is honored to have installed Rabbi Louis Polisson as our new Rabbi during the weekend of November 2-4, 2018.
Following are photos from the Sunday Shaharit Service and Champagne Brunch courtesy of Sandy Gotlib and copies of the speeches given throughout the weekend.

View content from speeches given throughout the Installation weekend:
  • Laura Blumberg, President, Congregation Or Atid, Click here
  • Rabbi Louis Polisson, Rabbi and Gladstein Fellow in Entrepreneurial Rabbinic Leadership, Click here
  • Larry Sternberg, Past President, Congregation Or Atid, Click here
  • Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Author and Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Israel Center of White Plains, NY and Gladstein Fellowship Mentor, Click here for Nov. 3rd speech, Click here for Nov. 4 speech
  • Rabbi Danny Nevins, Dean of the Rabbinical School at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Click here

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Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming date: Jan 12 Please volunteer to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming date: Feb 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.

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.

Journey to Safety

Journey to Safety (JTS) is the JF&CS response to domestic abuse. They provide services for Jewish and Russian-speaking survivors. For more info click here.


Adult Education

[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.

Mussar: A Path to Spiritual Development with Rabbi Carol Glass

Jan. 13, Feb. 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, 7-9 p.m. at Or Atid
Mussar is a Jewish spiritual practice that gives concrete instructions on how to live a meaningful and ethical life. Register