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		                            <span class="slider_description">Experience the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning with our welcoming community.</span>
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		                                    Our Rabbi		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">Rabbi Polisson is passionate about connecting people to Judaism in a way that is relevant and meaningful to our lives today.</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">We offer the innovative Jewish Learning Lab for our youth and an exciting array of education enrichment programs for adults.</span>
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		                                    Repairing the world		                                </span>
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"Be Our Guest" for any program or event at Congregation Or Atid. Call 508-358-9623 for more info.

Welcome to Or Atid

Whether you're from an interfatih family, single or partnered, gay or straight, Jewishly involved or seeking Jewish connection, join our welcoming community! For membership information go here or call 508-358-9623.

For more information about Interfaith families go here

Innovative and Accessible Dues Program at Or Atid

Ask about our flexible, membership program without fixed dues go here for more information. 

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Virtual Shabbat services

Saturdays at 9:30 am
Click here to Live Stream Shabbat services on the Or Atid Facebook page or here via Zoom 

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



Or Atid Continues to Connect

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who may be sick and to all medical personnel, firefighters, delivery drivers, grocery workers, pharmacists, and pharmacy workers.

Our beautiful building is closed but services and programs continue through live streaming and Zoom.  Check our Facebook page for recent updates. 

Click here to Live Stream Shabbat services on the Or Atid Facebook page or via Zoom 

Click Here for our monthly Calendar!

High Holiday Information

To ensure the health and safety of our Or Atid families and guests, High Holidays 5781 will be led remotely this fall. While this will be a different experience, plans are underway to celebrate the holidays in a safe and meaningful way together. Click here for full information. 

Click here for the High Holiday video from Rabbi Polisson and Robin Wolk

Click Here for Questions and Answers about High Holiday services 

Religious School Happenings


Click here for Registration to the Religious School.  



Synagogue Happenings


Family-to-Family Virtual Shabbat Dinner

Friday, Aug.14, 5:45pm

Community singing to start the evening, followed by small group dinners in Zoom breakout rooms.

Sign up to dine with your Or Atid friends, or let us assign you to a "dining room" to get to know a new family!

Prepare your own meal, or reserve a catered kosher Shabbat dinner through JewBer, who will donate meals to front line workers for every two dinners ordered. Click here for menu.

Congregation Or Atid will provide complimentary Challah & grape juice to all who register! 

RSVP by August 10th  

REGISTER for the event here!

Honey Fundraiser

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, we'll ship an 8 oz jar of Kosher clover honey with a personalized card signed with your name. Cost is $12.00 per jar plus $5.50 shipping fee. Go here to order. For more info contact Judith Post 

Sisterhood Coffee Drop-In

Fridays at 10:00am 

Join Sisterhood and the women of Or Atid for a drop-in coffee hour.  See old friends, catch up, drink coffee, bring your latest at home projects to share.  Come for all or part of the coffee hour. click here for contact info   

Community Events

American Jewish Committee Continues Online "Advocacy Anywhere" Programs

Engage in regular conversations with prominent experts on a wide range of topics of concern to Jews worldwide. Click here to get more info about . their "Advocacy Anywhere" Programs.



Family Programs

Boker Tov (Good Morning)

Tuesdays, 11:30am-12pm in July and August

Join Rabbi Polisson and friends for a morning singalong and get ready for the day! Enjoy music, movement, and stories for 30 minutes. For ZOOM login info, send email here or to Rabbi Polisson or watch on Or Atid's Facebook Page.


Parenting Through a Jewish Lens

Hosted by Or Atid this fall.  Join other parents of young children to explore how Jewish values, traditions and wisdom can support us as we navigate our parenting journeys, especially in these uncertain times.  Go to Hebrew College website for more info.  

Social Action

Tikkun Olam Opportunities 

How to Help out in a Time of Social Distancing

There are many ways you can volunteer during this time of COVID-19 whether delivering meals in the community or projects at home with your family. Click here for special message from Maggie Rubin and Barbara Boykin.

JFS Build-a-Backpack

Or Atid Teen Mason Klein is organizing a JFS of Metrowest effort to collect and assemble backpacks with school supplies for families in need. Please donate a backpack or items from this packing list and place in a bin at Or Atid, his home front porch or purchase items on this special Amazon Wish List. Help stuff the backpacks on August 24, from 1-3 pm outside at Or Atid.  For questions or to volunteer email

Bristol Lodge

Bristol Lodge soup kitchen in Waltham continues to serve take-out meals every day, 7 days a week.

Community Cooks!

Community Cooks continues to serve meals and distribute food to agencies and groups in need.  

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.

Family Promise Metrowest

Family Promise has moved their families into a local hotel for then next 30 days or longer where they'll have their own bedrooms, living area, and kitchenette. Help in purchase of food and supplies needed. Here is an updated letter from the Director at Family Promise Metrowest

A Place to Turn 

A Place to Turn continues to provide emergency food and clothing to our neighbors in the Metro-west community. Here is an updated message from the Executive Director.


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