Committees and Key Contacts

We want you!

Our success as a synagogue is a congregation-wide effort with the incredible talent and energy so generously offered by our members. We have many opportunities to get involved within our Or Atid community.  Contact any one of our committee chairpeople to share your thoughts and ideas and to join in.

Adult Education 

Amy Silverstein: [email protected]
Neil Meltzer: [email protected]

Annual Fund

Mark Krasnow: [email protected] 

Adult Social 

Meg Umlas: [email protected] 
Barbra Sher: [email protected]


Sam Schwarzwald: [email protected] 

Communications - PR, marketing, website, newsletter

Carol Goldman: [email protected] 

College Connection 

Amy Rose and Beth Winograd: [email protected]


Sandy Gold, Larry Sternberg, Larry Wolpe, Howard Wolke, Debra Yavner

Family Table

Beth Winograd: [email protected] 


Sandy Gotlib: [email protected] 


Steve Gershman: [email protected] 


Joshua Scherz: [email protected] 


Jacquie Cohn & Karen Tichnor: [email protected]


Ross Silverstein and Freya Bernstein: [email protected] 


Arlene Fuchs & Barbra Sher: [email protected] 

Social Action

Maggie Rubin: [email protected] 


Lori Kreidberg: [email protected]

Yad Chesed

Barbra Sher: [email protected] 


Steve Shoyer: [email protected] 

If you have ideas you would like to share with our President, please contact Robin Wolk at [email protected]. 

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