High Holidays Schedule 2017-5777

Rabbi Louis Polisson inspires as he leads us during our High Holiday services. 

Join us as we read from our wonderful High Holiday prayer book Mahzor Lev Shalem. This highly inclusive and accessible resource makes it easy to follow along with the service in Hebrew and English and provides an engaging and relevant in-depth commentary for our modern readers. 

Ordering your tickets

Go here to get complete information about tickets for both members and non-members.

Dates and times 

Rosh Hashanah


Sunday, September 9, 2018



Monday, September 10, 2018


Children's services 10:30-11:45am




Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Children's services 10:30-11:45am


Kol Nidre


Tuesday, September 18, 2018



Yom Kippur


Wednesday, September 19, 2018


Children's services 10:30-11:45am

Afternoon Neilah


Kiddush to break the fast

Sukkot Sunset Services


Sunday, September 23, 2018



Shemini Atzeret (Yizkor)


Sunday, September 30, 2018



Simchat Torah 


Monday, October 1, 2018



Children's services

Your children will love our special High Holiday services created just for their age
group. We conduct a service for children ages 3 to 6 years, and a Junior
Congregation service for children ages 7 to 13 years on both days of Rosh Hashanah
and Yom Kippur. These services run just the right amount of time from
approximately 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

*See Childcare to learn more about care for children 3 months to 4th grade. 

Social Action.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: TBA 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: August 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

In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage of learning brings with it special blessings and insights. At Congregation Or Atid, we offer a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way.