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.
"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!
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.
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
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
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.
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)