Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Welcome

    Experience all of the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning within the warmth and intimacy of our small congreagation.

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Sally Finestone lovingly teaches us about our rich Jewish heritage and inspires us with her energy, vision and compassion for those in need.

  • A lifetime of learning

    We offer an exciting array of education and enrichment programs for all our members exploring our history, traditions and relationship to God.

  • Community

    We have countless ways for you to be a part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.

  • Repairing the world

    Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.

News

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Welcome to Or Atid

Whether you're single or partnered, gay or straight, Jewishly involved or seeking Jewish connection, from an interfaith or a Jewish home, join our welcoming community. For more info on Or Atid, go here or call 508-358-9623.

 

Read Our Newsletter "Chai Lights"

Go here to see a full offering of innovative and engaging programs for all our members and the greater Jewish Metrowest community. "Be Our Guest" for any program that interests you.

Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion

To read Rabbi Finestone's most recent reflections, go here.

Community

"A Taste of Me'ah" at Or Atid
with Guest Instructor Dr. Jacob Meskin

Tues., April 28, 7:30pm 
This Fall, Congregation Or Atid will offer Me’ah, an award-winning program for adults of all ages and backgrounds, which gives a foundation in Jewish culture and civilization. Spanning two years and including 100 hours of class time, the program is designed to accommodate busy adults. "A Taste of Me'ah" let's you sample a class and see for yourself what a gift Me'ah can be. To learn more, go here.

CJP Presents: Celebrate Israel:Boston

Sun., May 31, 2015, 12-7pm
Prowse Farm, Canton

Come to this community-wide, large scale event uniting the local Jewish and Israeli communities around our love for Israel.

Or Atid's College Connection

Keep your kids connected to Or Atid. We send special packages to our students with goodies and reminders about the holidays. Go here for more info and to sign up today!
 

Upcoming Events

Or Atid Eliminates Dues in Favor of Pledges!

Go here for details and important information about our new Sustaining Pledge Program - an innovative approach which makes membership more accessible and affordable to Jews in Metrowest. 

Announcements

Mitzvah Day 2015

May 3, 9:30am
Come one, come all to our community-wide Mitzvah Day. Activities for all ages.  Collections needed to help those in need. Go here for full details including attending organizations in our Mitzvah Mall and specific collections needed.

 

Shavuot Tikkun Leil Shabbat

Sat. evening, May 23, 7:30-9:00pm
What really happened on top of Mt. Sinai? Does revelation still happen in our world? What importance do the Ten Commandments still hold in our world today? Come to this traditional study session for the holiday as guest presenters pose these and other vexing questions for discussion. (Cheesecake included). 

Yizkor and Evening Shavuot Services

Sunday evening, May 24, 7:30pm

 

Spotlight

JFS Honors Karen and Michael Tichnor!
"Seize the Dream"  Annual Gala
Sun., May 3, 5:30pm, Sheraton Hotel, Framingham

Please join us as our friends Karen and Michael Tichnor are honored by JFS for their years of outstanding service to the Metrowest community. Go here for details.  

Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing

Thursday nights at Or Atid! To see a class video go here. Classes start in September. Go here for details.

 

 


 

Social Action

 

Volunteers needed for Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: May 3, June 14, July 14, August 16
One Sunday a month throughout the year help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. Meals prepared during Hebrew School in our own Or Atid kitchen. Coordinated through Community Cooks. To volunteer, send email here.

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Adult Education

At Or Atid, you'll find a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way. 

The Lands of our Ancestors: A Personal Exploration

We'll explore the history and culture of those countries from which our grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great grandparents came. Next class: May 14 (we'll discuss Spain)

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