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.

Community

Special Shabbat Services

Israel Shabbat: Sat. Sept 6, 9:30am
Hear teens and their families discuss their recent trips to Israel

Kabbalat "Camp-Style" Shabbat Service: Fri. Sept. 12, 7:30pm 
Pray under the stars singing favorite camp melodies. Led by Or Atid Youth.

Countdown to Religious School

Excitement is building! Count the days here!

A Taste of Or Atid's Hebrew School 

Watch this youtube video.

Exciting Youth Programs and Lounge

Read here for more info about Or Atid's two youth groups NOAR (grades 7-12) and B'NAI NOAR (grades 5 & 6). New Youth Lounge with sofas, games and TV available.

Calendar

Wednesday, September 3rd

  1. Sisterhood Knitting/Crafts Night
    • Start time: 7:00pm
    • End time: 9:00pm
  2. Board Meeting
    • Start time: 7:30pm
    • End time: 9:30pm

Thursday, September 4th

  1. Israeli Folk Dancing
    • Start time: 7:30pm
    • End time: 10:30pm

Friday, September 5th

  1. Candle lighting
    • Start time: 6:56pm
    • End time: 7:14pm

Saturday, September 6th

  1. Parashat Ki Teitzei
  2. Special "Israel" Shabbat Service
    • Start time: 9:30am
    • End time: 12:00pm

Sunday, September 7th

  1. 1st Day Hebrew School!
    • Start time: 9:30am
    • End time: 12:00pm
  2. Family Ed: The Blessing of a Bar/Bat Mitzvah - for parents and their 7th grader
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End time: 12:00pm
Calendar

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. To see a recent article written about this breakthrough program, go here.

Announcements

Be Our Guest for the High Holidays!!

Come join us for the Holidays with complimentary tickets for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Whether you are new to the area, new to Or Atid, or just looking for a place to celebrate the holidays, our community welcomes you.  We have Children's Services and Childcare too. Email us here for more info.

Adult Social BBQ

Sun., Sept. 14, 5-7pm
Come for great food, drinks and re-connect with Or Atid friends after the summer. All welcome. $20pp. RSVP here.

 

Spotlight

Women to Women Powerhouse Investing Discussion

Sun,, Sept. 21, 10am-noon
Join Or Atid's Sisterhood for their 1st event of the year hosted by Alice Finn, CEO, PowerHouse Assets. All welcome. Go here for full details.

 

Metrowest Israeli Folk Dancing

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

 

 


 

Social Action

There are many opportunities for our members to be involved in social action!

At Congregation Or Atid, we place great value on caring for each other and bettering the world around us. In keeping with the Jewish teachings of G'milut Hasadim (acts of loving kindness) and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), we have many programs to choose from that may interest you. 

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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. See our schedule for 2014/2015:

The Blessings of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah

A three-week class by Rabbi Finestone for all students becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah during the fall and their parents
Sept. 7, 14, and 21, 10:30 am - Noon

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Trope 101 for Adults

Learn the basics of Trope, the special melodies used for the reading of the Torah.  All musically inclined and those who are tone deaf are equally welcome.
Oct. 26 (1st session), Nov. 2, 16, 23
9:30 - 11:00 am

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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. 
First Country to Explore: Poland
Meets
Thursdays, once a month. 
First class Oct. 23, 7:30-9:00 pm

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