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		                                    Our Rabbi		                                </span>
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		                                    Repairing the world		                                </span>
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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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Or Atid in Pictures 


Virtual Choir for Israel Independence Day

Clilck this link for a slide show of Israel

Annual Meeting Slide Show

Click here for pictures of Torah Repair

Click here for photos from Purim

Virtual Choir for Hanukkah


Quick Links


Click here for full month program calendar 

Today's Calendar

Candle Lighting
: 6:34pm

Friday Night

Candle Lighting
: 6:34pm

Shabbat Day

Shabbat Torah Study In Person & Zoom
: 8:45am
Shabbat Morning Services in Person and on Zoom
: 9:30am
: 7:33pm

Upcoming Programs & Events

Board Meeting
Thursday, Sep 23 7:30pm
Board Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 13 7:30pm
Board Meeting
Wednesday, Jan 12 7:30pm

This week's Torah portion is Parshat Ha'Azinu

Shabbat, Sep 18

Candle Lighting

Friday, Sep 17, 6:34pm


Motzei Shabbat, Sep 18, 7:33pm

Erev Sukkot

Monday, Sep 20
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High Holidays at Or Atid

Click HERE to see our schedule of services and additional programming for High Holidays 2021, including musical Family Services. If you plan to attend services in person, please CLICK HERE to register in advance!

"Be Our Guest" High Holiday Tickets

If you are new to the area or need a place to go for the holidays, please join our welcoming community. Email membership for more information. 

Or Atid Connects


Shabbat Services in Person and on Zoom 

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.


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

Or Atid Reads: Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

Monday, September 13, 7:30pm

We will be discussing Beauty Queen of Jerusalem by Sarit Yishai-Levi and Anthony Berris, a “dazzling novel of mothers and daughters, stories told and untold, and the ties that bind four generations of women.” Or Atid Reads meets once every 6 weeks.  Zoom link here.                                                 





Family Programming


Tashlikh Picnic at the Grist Mill

Sunday, Sept. 12, 12:00 pmGrist Mill at Wayside Inn, SudburyGrab your breadcrumbs and join us for singing and reflection. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery.

Sukkot Harvest Festival

Sunday, Sept. 26, 11:00am-1:00pm
Featuring a moon bounce, petting zoo, kids' crafts, live music, ice cream truck and more! Free and open to the public.


Supertot and Superkid Kabbalat Shabbat

Next Date TBD
Children ages 1 day to 7 years old and their loved ones are invited to join Rabbi Polisson for singing, dancing, arts & crafts, and a story.


Sisterhood Fall Walk

Sunday, Sept. 12, 10:00-11:30am
Grist Mill at the Wayside Inn, Sudbury
Meet at the barn across the street from The Wayside Inn in Sudbury. Catch up with friends - new & old - for a stroll through the beautiful grounds. After, join the rest of the Or Atid community for Tashlich at Grist Mill next door.

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:  

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 Cooks

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! 

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.

Fri, September 17 2021 11 Tishrei 5782