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		                                    Welcome		                                </span>
		                            <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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		                                    Community		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">There are countless ways to be part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.</span>
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		                                    Learning		                                </span>
		                            <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>
		                            <span class="slider_description">Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.</span>
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		                                    Teens and Tweens		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">We offer programs that give our youth different ways to socialize, travel and explore their values and leadership skills.</span>


"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
Today and every day, members turn to Or Atid as a vital center for celebration, solidarity, learning and support. We recognize that the concept of "dues" is an outdated model and have adopted Sustaining Pledges to hold true to our core principle that no one will be denied membership for financial reasons. To learn more about our Sustaining Pledge model, go here


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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 

Rabbi Polisson wrote a poem (in Hebrew and English) for Rabbi Katy Allen's annual collection of "Earth Etudes for Elul," which will be published online on Elul 24, Sept. 12, in the evening at

Listen to Rabbi Polisson on Sunday's edition of Chagigah with Hal Slifer.  He introduces a song called Two Shekl Swing and does some great promoting for Congregation Or Atid!  





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!


Or Atid's Power Point Presentation

High Holiday Information

Join Or Atid for experiences, some online and some outdoors, for a sense of light and hope as we all seek to experience a sweet beginning to the new year. Take a class, workshop or find opportunities to participate in the holidays with our Or Atid Community.

Click here for our High Holiday main services schedule.

Click here for additional service options for all ages.

Click here for special programming and events

Click here for ticket and guest info.

Click here to read a Daily Elul Reflection.

Need a Zoom Background During Services? 

Click here for options of pictures to use for backgrounds during the Zoom services. If you can't open Google Drive, click here to download from our site. 


Order Lulav and Etrog for Sukkot 

Or Atid is offering a Lulav and Etrog pick- up service from the Israel Book Shop. Sets will be pre-assembled and available for pick up at Or Atid on Fri., Oct. 2 from 11am-1pm. Click here to order by Fri., Sept. 25th or email Beth with questions

Outdoor Tashlich at the Wayside Inn Grist Mill in Sudbury

Wed., Sept. 23 from 5:30-6:30PM & 
Sun., Sept. 27 from 12pm-1pm

Join us outdoors for this annual tradition to symbolically cast our sins into the water. Bring your own bread crumbs and join Rabbi Polisson for this meaningful ritual, rain or shine, at the Grist Mill.


Virtual Choir Video

Click the link to hear the beautiful Or Atid's Virtual Choir for the High Holidays. 



Erev Sukkot Shabbat Outdoor Service

Friday, October 2nd 6:00pm

Join Rabbi Polisson for A Musical Kabbalat Shabbat in our Sukkah. 

Young Family Sukkot Event 

Sunday, October 4th 10:30 am 


Jewish Learning Collaborative -Enroll Now!

Now, more than ever, kids need a way to engage with their peers to share their feelings and see that they are not alone. We welcome you to join us for a “taste” of JLCMW now through Yom Kippur. Together we will explore the High Holidays, assess this past year and learn how to set personal intentions and goals for the year to come.
Click here to register your child. For questions
email Orna Sonnenschein 

J-LOFT (Jewish Learning Opportunities for Teens)

J-Loft a new collaborative program between Or Atid and 6 other local synagogues, invites our High School students to learn, act, and celebrate together as one large teen community! To learn more and find out how you/your teen can participate and to sign up here visit or contact Robin Wolk


JLCMW Middle School starts 9/16

Click here to join
Our time on Wednesdays will be divided into 1/3 for community time, 1/3 for Hebrew, and 1/3 for core classes. Core classes will rotate each semester as follows:
Fall: Students will learn in specific core classes for their grade.
Winter: Students will participate in the MetroWest STOP program
Spring: Students will choose electives


Family Programs

Parenting Through a Jewish Lens

Hosted by Or Atid this November.  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.  Email Amy Silverstein for more information. 

Synagogue Happenings

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   

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.




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