Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion
To read Rabbi Finestone's most recent reflections, go here.
Programs For Our Little Ones:
Tu B'Shevat activities with our Gan Shelanu class:
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.
Or Atid's Annual Fund Campaign has begun!!Make Your Donation Today
We are at 68% of our goal. Your contribution matters. Go here to make your donation.
Member Champagne Kabbalat Shabbat
New Date! Feb.26, 7:00pm at Or Atid
Festive Shabbat evening to celebrate our new Library Ark. Champagne and delicious desserts will follow. For details call 508-358-9623.
Adult Social Game Night
Saturday, Feb. 27, 7:30pm
Come socialize and play a variety of popular games like Pictionary, Monopoly, Apples to Apples and more. Refreshments will be served. Small fee per person. RSVP by Feb. 24 here.
Mah Jongg Night At Or Atid
Sun., March 6, 7:00pm
All skill levels welcome. Lessons for new players too. Prizes for the top three players. Drinks and munchies included! $18 per person. RSVP here. Bring your 2015 Mah Jongg card and set if you have one!
Brotherhood Upcoming Events
Boy's night out - Sun., Feb. 21, 5:30pm at Met Bar, Natick
Poker night - Sun., Feb. 28, 6pm
Brotherhood Shabbat - Sat., April 9, 9:30am
Volunteers needed for Community Cooks!
Patient Navigator Service
In conjunction with JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. Training date: March 10, JFS, Framingham. Email Laura Blumberg with questions and to volunteer.
Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday, from 4:45 pm to 5:45pm. Upcoming dates: March 6.
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.
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.
The Meaning of Becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah
For parents of Bar/Bat Mitzvah students. Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. Spring session starts Feb. 28, 7:30pm.
The "Great Minds" Class
We'll look at the lives and works of the greatest Jewish minds through the centuries. Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. Next class: Mon., March 14, 7:30pm.
Kevah Group Sessions
A continuing study program for former Me'ah students. Our first topic "The Beginnings of Judaism and Christianity". Instructor: David Bernat, PH.D. Meets on Wednesdays.
Jews and Creative Writing
We'll focus on creating Jewish characters. Instructor: Author Tilia Jacobs, author of two books. Sunday mornings, 10:30am-noon, Feb. 28, March 6, March 13
Midrash in Translation
Discover the rich, beautiful, and provocative Midrash passages in English. Learn how it provides insights into our values, our community and who we are as a people. Instructor: Rabbi Finestone. Starts March 27, 9:30am