Welcome to Or Atid

Make your unique mark here 

At Congregation Or Atidyou'll find a community that is welcoming, supportive, intellectually challenging and fun! We have a variety of unique programs and activities to choose from. Come find your special place here.  

Below is just a sampling of the many opportunities to join in:

For the serious and casual learner: 

We have an impressive calendar of study led by Rabbi Polisson and guest lecturers.

Connect with our many interfaith couples and families: 

We offer special support and guidance to our interfaith families.

Join our active Sisterhood or Brotherhood:

This diverse group of men and women gather regularly for social times, intellectual pursuits and social action projects.

Help change the world:

Or Atid's Social Action Committee organizes and mobilizes our members to take part in community service and social action activities

Congregation Or Atid adult social group: 

Join an enthusiastic group of people who share an appetite to experience the joys of Judaism within our adult community. 

Vatikim: 

We offer the wise elders of our community the chance to gather together on a monthly basis and be a part of special programs, lunches, lectures, and social activities.

Join us!

Click here for a complete list of our programs and groups and who to call for more information. For Vatikim or to learn more about our interfaith community, get in touch with Rabbi Polisson at 508-358-9623 or email [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.

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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. 

 

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