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Be our guest at Congregation Or Atid for any upcoming event or program. Email info@congregationoratid.org 

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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Or Atid in Pictures 

 

 

 

Click here for pictures of Torah Repair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for photos from Purim

Virtual Choir for Hanukkah

 

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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. 

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 

Family Programming

 

SuperTot Sunday - Outdoors at Or Atid!

Sunday, April 18, 10:00am

Join Rabbi Polisson and friends for songs, stories, and sharing! Children ages 0-7 (older siblings welcome) and their parents and grandparents are all invited! Click here for Covid guidelines.

 

Celebrate Israeli Independence Day: Yom Ha'atzmaut Virtual Celebration and Bingo Fundraiser

Thursday, April 15, 7:00pm

Join Or Atid friends for a special evening to celebrate Israel and raise funds to support the restoration and cleaning of our sacred Torah scrolls.  Enjoy lively Israeli music led by Rabbi Polisson and the Or Atid virtual choir, and compete for prizes and raise funds for Or Atid by playing virtual bingo.  Click here for Zoom information.  

Before the event:

Jewish Learning Collaborative 

 

The middle schoolers cooked Mufleta (Moroccan Jewish pancakes) on Wednesday,April 7th while learning about the Moroccan Jewish tradition to end Passover with a party called a mimuna.

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. 

 

Family Programming

 

Tefillah Mavens 
Thursdays, 6:00pm through end of May
This is an important opportunity for Benei Mitzvah students to practice reading, chanting, and singing Hebrew prayers. Please encourage your students to join and participate.   The group will not meet on Jewish or federal holidays.

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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 

April 21
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 County Food Kitchen   Click here
for a detailed list of ways to donate. 

Adult Programming

Together and Apart:  The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Shalom Hartman Institute iEngage Series led by Rabbi Polisson 

Next meeting April 25th, 7:30-9:00pm (Sun. 2x/month)

This class is thought-provoking, using video lectures and interviews, insightful texts, and lively discussions. Participants are encouraged to view videos before class. No need to worry about missing sessions— although we are betting you won’t want to. It’s easy to catch up by viewing the videos and/or reading the source materials at your convenience. For more information about this 14 session series, go here.

 

OR ATID READS &

Author Visit 

Tuesday, April 27 at 7:30pm

All Or Atid book lovers are invited to a discussion of The Stationery Shop by by Marjan Kamali, who will join our conversation.  Rachael Barabell will get us started by sharing a little background information about the book and the author. Bring a glass of wine, mineral water, or hot chocolate and come with a question or insight about the book that will help spark a discussion.

Or Atid Reads meets once every 6 weeks. Our June 8 meeting will be a discussion of Hum If You Don't Know the Words by Bianca Marais  Join Zoom Meeting   Meeting ID: 812 1701 1035

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.


Hebrew Free Loans are an important community resource — help us spread the word!


Interest-free loans of up to $10,000 are available to individuals and families in the Greater Boston community facing challenging expenses such as (but not limited to): bar or bat mitzvahs or other lifecycle events, home repairs, auto purchases or repairs, debt consolidation, and/or COVID-related income disruptions. For more information, see our website or download the flyer.

 

 
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