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
Thursday Nights Starting Oct. 15

Me’ah, an award-winning program designed for busy adults of all ages and backgrounds gives a foundation in Jewish culture and civilization. For more info, email Rabbi Finestone here.
 

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

Registration for Or Atid's Hebrew School is now open! 

To enroll your child(ren) online, please go here. To see an overview of this past year, please go here.

Welcome Cantor Jeri Robins!

Cantor Robins is our new Director of Education & Youth Engagement. She'll oversee our religious school, youth programming and help lead our Friday Night Kabbalat Services.

 

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Your purchases can benefit Or Atid every time you shop!
Just register here and search for 'Or Atid Conservative Jewish Association' (Wayland, MA).  You pay no additional fees, and Or Atid incurs no costs.  Or Atid receives a donation of .05% for every purchase.  Happy shopping!

 

Spotlight

Big Schmooze Summer Edition!

For all Shabbats in July, Larry Sternberg will lead services with his mix of knowledge and thought-provoking insights and questions. Come join us!

 


 

Social Action

 

Volunteers needed for Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: August 16
Help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham.  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. 

Me'ah

A program of Hebrew College and CJP. An intensive Jewish educational experience designed for busy adult learners of all backgrounds. Instructors: Dr. Schoulman and Rabbi Benjamin Samuels. Meets on Thursdays starting October 15.

The Meaning of Becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah

For parents of Bar/Bat Mitzvah students. Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. Fall and Spring sessions. Starts September 20.

The "Great Minds" Class

We'll look at the lives and works of the greatest Jewish minds through the centuries. Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. Meets Monday evenings. Starts October 19.

Kevah Group Sessions

A continuing study program for former Me'ah students. The group picks the topic, the day and time of the class, and it's frequency. Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. First meeting date TBA.

Writing Workshop

We'll focus on creating Jewish characters. Instructor: Author Tilia Jacobs, author of two books. Sunday mornings, starts this Fall. Dates TBA.

Midrash in Translation

Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. Sunday mornings starting Jan. 24.

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