Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Welcome

    Experience the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning with our welcoming community. 

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Polisson is passionate about connecting people to Judaism in a way that is relevant and meaningful to our lives today.


  • Community

    There are countless ways to be part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.

  • Learning

    We offer the innovative Jewish Learning Lab for our youth and an exciting array of education enrichment programs for adults.

  • Repairing the world

    Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.

  • Teens and Tweens

    We offer programs that give our youth different ways to socialize, travel and explore their values and leadership skills.


"Be Our Guest" for any program or event at Congregation Or Atid. Call 508-358-9623 for more info.


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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.

Innovative and Accessible Dues Program at Or Atid

Ask about our flexible, membership program without fixed dues. Email membership for details!

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Mazel Tov to Rabbi Polisson and Gabriella Feingold!

We wish them much joy on the new addition to their family, Asher Meir.


Visit "Rabbi Suggests" for recommended articles, music & videos posted by Rabbi Polisson. 



Or Atid Sisterhood Cookbook

The cookbook is here!
Drop by the office to pick one up. They make great gifts!



Do a Mitzvah! Sign up to  read Torah!

Take part in our Shabbat services and read Torah or a Haftorah. Go here to sign up.

Upcoming Events

Registration Ongoing for Religious School

The Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest is a joint religious school program of Temple Beth Sholom of Framingham and Congregation Or Atid that offers an enriching educational experience for children in grades K-8. Open to all regardless of affiliation. More info HERE.

Current Events

Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!

Brotherhood Pancakes & Panel Discussion

Sun., Dec. 8, 9:30am at Or Atid 
Stacks of Pancakes, Loads of Butter, Buckets of Syrup (and maybe just a drop of current of events!)  
Walk-ins Welcome but please RSVP to help us plan.

Sisterhood: Mosaic Mezuzah Workshop

Sun., Dec. 8, 2:00-4:30pm, Cheryl Cohen Mosaic Art Center, 360 Woodland St, Holliston.
Create your own Mosaic Mezuzah. $35 per person includes instructions and supplies. RSVP here.

Menorah Contest!
Sun., Dec. 15, 12:00pm
Before you come to the Hanukkah Celebration, make a menorah to enter in the contest! Click here for the rules. 

Holiday Gift Drive

Gifts Due at Or Atid by Sun., Dec 8
Or Atid is participating in the 2019 Wonderfund holiday gift drive. Sign up here to sponsor a child this Holiday Season.

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

6 weeks starting Nov. 3, 9:30-11:00am at Or Atid
A program for parents with kids ages 0 to 9. Explore Jewish values, give support, and build community. Open to parents of all backgrounds. Details here.


Future Events

20/20 Judaism: A Collaborative Convention
December 6-10, 2019, Boston

Rabbi Polisson will speak at this event which will explore issues relating to Conservative Judaism. Click here to register and here for info on the Rabbi's presentations.

A Taste of Mussar
Mon., Dec 9, 7-9pm at Or Atid
A free class to learn more about opportunities for personal transformation through a Jewish lens. RSVP here.

Hanukkah Celebration

Sun., Dec. 15, 11:30/Noon at Or Atid
Music, singing, games, face painting, and of course, yummy Hanukkah treats! Bring the little ones at 11:30 and older children at noon. All welcome! RSVPs helpful here.

Cookies & Conversation with the Rabbi for College Students

Thurs., Jan. 2, 7 - 8:30 PM at Or Atid
Hang out & reconnect with old friends! Discuss hot topics on campus! All college students welcome. RSVP by Jan. 1st here.


Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Dec. 15, Jan 12 Please volunteer to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. More info here.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming date: Dec. 1 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.


Adult Education

[email protected] Broads in Midrash

Mondays, starts 9/23, 10am at Or Atid 
10 session class exploring little known women whose stories are embellished in the rabbinic tradition. Details here.

The Jewish Response to the Modern Civil Rights Movement

Tuesdays, Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 3 at Or Atid
Taught by Yoni Kadden, Chair, History Department, Gann Academy. RSVP by Oct. 29 to [email protected]. More info here.




Family Programs

Super Tot Sunday-Hanukkah Edition

Sun., Dec 15, 11:30am at Or Atid
Bring the little ones for music and story time, plus yummy Hanukkah treats!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

6 weeks starting Nov. 3, 9:30-11:00am at Or Atid
A Hebrew College, 6 week discussion-based program for parents with kids ages 0 to 9 led by Carolyn Keller. We'll explore Jewish values, give support, and build community. Open to parents of all backgrounds and experiences. Details here.

Super Tot Sunday

Are you looking to connect with young Jewish families in Metrowest? Come to Super Tot Sunday, a monthly program at Congregation Or Atid. Join us for music, fun and snacks! For ages 0-5 and their caregivers. All welcome.