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Welcome to Or Atid


Congregation Or Atid is a vibrant, innovative synagogue in Metrowest. Members turn to Or Atid for friendship, holiday observances, learning and lifecycle celebrations and support. We are delighted you are here and seeking to learn more about our warm, engaging community.  For Membership Information Go Here.

We welcome all! For information on Interfaith families Go Here.

Sustaining Pledge Model

Holding true to our core principal no one will be denied membership at Or Atid for financial reasons. To lean more about our Sustaining Pledge Model Go Here.

 

Innovative and Accessible Dues Program at Or Atid

Today and every day, members turn to Or Atid as a vital center for celebration, solidarity, learning and support.  

 

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Sign Up for Or Atid Email Updates Here!

 

Or Atid in Pictures 

 

Virtual Choir for Israel Independence Day

Clilck this link for a slide show of Israel

 

Click here for pictures of Torah Repair

Click here for photos from Purim

Virtual Choir for Hanukkah

 

Quick Links

Calendar 

Click here for full month program calendar 

Today's Calendar


Friday Night

Candle Lighting
: 8:08pm

Shabbat Day

Shabbat Torah Study Zoom
: 8:45am
Shabbat Morning Zoom Services
: 9:30am
Havdalah
: 9:09pm

Upcoming Programs & Events

Jun
23
Board Meeting
Wednesday, Jun 23 7:30pm
Jun
30
Taste of Hebrew Reading sample class
Wednesday, Jun 30 7:30pm
Jul
9
Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, Jul 9 6:00pm
Jul
11
Sep
23
Board Meeting
Thursday, Sep 23 7:30pm

This week's Torah portion is Parshat Balak

Shabbat, Jun 26

Candle Lighting

Friday, Jun 25, 8:08pm

Havdalah

Motzei Shabbat, Jun 26, 9:09pm

Fast of Tammuz

Sunday, Jun 27
View Calendar

 

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Or Atid Connects

While our beautiful building remains closed for the health and safety of members and guests, services and programs continue through live streaming and Zoom.  Check our Facebook page for recent updates. 

Kabbalat Shabbat Outdoors

Friday, June 11th at 6pm

Virtual Shabbat 
Services 

Saturdays Weekly Torah Study, 8:45am
Shabbat Morning Services, 9:30 am
Click here to Live Stream Shabbat services on the Or Atid Facebook page or Meeting ID: 901 693 798  Click here for the Zoom link 

Annual Meeting Minutes 

Annual Meeting Slide Show

 

Jewish Learning Collaborative 

Check out the new website!  
If you have questions about the religious school email Orna Sonnenschein 

Want to find out what's happening at JLCMW? Click here for their most recent newsletter. Click here to see photos from end of the year event

Adult Programming

Taste of Hebrew Reading

Sample class

Wednesday, June 30th 7:30-8:30pm

On zoom for people who might be away for the summer! Eager to brush up on your Hebrew reading skills?  Or to catch up to your children’s or grandchildren’s basic reading skills?  Come and enjoy a free "Taste of Hebrew Reading” Sample Class.  RSVP here
 

Hebrew Reading & Refresher Crash Course

Mondays, July 12th - August 23rd

On zoom for people who might be away for the summer!

Would you like to be able to follow along more easily at services?  Did you attend Hebrew school as a child, but forgot most of what you learned there? 

This class, offered just in time for the upcoming high holidays, is for people familiar with the Hebrew alphabet who want to refresh their ability to read the siddur (prayer book) and engage more in services on Shabbat and holidays -  in just 7 weeks!

No prior knowledge of Hebrew other than the ability to recognize the sound and pronounce some Hebrew letters.  This class is free for members of Congregation Or Atid. RSVP here

 

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Family Programming

 

Super Tot Shabbat Walls of Jerusalem Edition - Outdoors at Or Atid!

Friday June 19th at 2:00pm
Join us outdoors at Or Atid for singing, dancing, arts and crafts, and more for this Walls of Jerusalem-themed event!

For our craft, we'll make a Jerusalem tissue paper collage! Click here to see examples

For ages 1 day to 7 years old, older and younger siblings and family members welcome, unaffiliated families welcome!

Click here for our COVID guidelines. Please make sure to wear masks.

Click Here to Register

Social Action

Our Social Action co-chairs have compiled a comprehensive list of Tikkun Olam volunteer opportunities during this time of COVID-19. There are options from delivering meals in the community to at-home projects to do with your families. If you have questions please contact Maggie Rubin or Barbara Boykin.

In this continued time of difficulty and uncertainty, our surrounding communities are in need of donations. As we start this new year, please consider giving to one of the following organizations:  

Community Cooks

June 16th

We are looking for individuals to help prepare bagged lunches in their own home to be delivered to a community day center in Waltham. We are in need of 40 bagged lunches which include: sandwich, snack, dessert, fruit, & drink. Please contact Maggie Rubin if you are interested in helping! 

Family Table Amazon Wish List -  Jewish Family and Children's Service.

A Place to Turn Food Pantry, Natick

Greater Boston Food Bank

Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen  Click here
for a detailed list of ways to donate. 

 

Community Events

 

New Guide for Reporting Antisemitic Incidents 

Anti-Defamation League New England (ADL) and CJP are pleased to announce a new collaboration which has resulted in the creation of an informative resource guide to effectively support our community members in reporting antisemitic or bias incidents.

 

 For more information, see CJP's website or download the flyer.

 
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