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

Me'ah coming to Or Atid 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. More info coming on how to sign up.

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

Shavuot Tikkun Leil Shabbat
Ethical Dilemmas, Moral Quandries, Embarrassing Passages

Sat. evening, May 23, 7:30-9:00pm

As a people whose history and literature spans a period of over 3000 years, there are bound to be texts and passages that disturb us, make us feel unsettled, or even angry. For our Shavuot study session, we'll have a thought-provoking, honest discussion about  some of these troublesome texts. Guest speakers too. (Cheesecake included). 

Yizkor and Evening Shavuot Services

Sunday evening, May 24, 7:30pm

 

Spotlight

Adult Social and the Education Committee present:
A Community Barbecue

Sun., May 31, 12:00pm
Join us to celebrate the end of the school year, catch up with old friends and say farewell to our Dir. of Congregational Learning! Suggested donation $5 per person, or $10 per family. For more info, email Lori Kriedberg.

Save the date!
The Big Schmooze with Larry

Sun., May 31, 9:45am
We'll discuss the newly formed coalition government in Israel: who is involved and what do we think about it? 

 

New Adult Program at Or Atid
Or Atid "EATS"

Sun., June 7, 6:30pm
Join us for an evening of good eating and conversation with other Or Atid members. We've made reservations at 3 area restaurants: The Local and The Coach Grille, Wayland, and The Cottage, Wellesley. Just call our office at 508-358-9623 with your restaurant selection, and soon you'll be dining with other like-minded members!

 

 


 

Social Action

 

Volunteers needed for Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: 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. 

Check back for an overview of our innovative programs planned for this coming Fall!

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