Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Teens and Tweens

    We offer programs that give our youth different ways to socialize, travel and explore their values and leadership skills.

  • Welcome

    Experience the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning with our welcoming community. Celebrating our 25th year!  

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Polisson is passionate about connecting people to Judaism in a way that is relevant and meaningful to our lives today.


  • Learning

    We offer the innovative Jewish Learning Lab for our youth and an exciting array of education enrichment programs for adults.

  • Community

    There are countless ways to be part of our welcoming community and to find your special place here.

  • Repairing the world

    Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.


"Be Our Guest" for any program or event at Congregation Or Atid. Call 508-358-9623 for more info.


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Welcome to Or Atid

Whether you're single or partnered, gay or straight, Jewishly involved or seeking Jewish connection, from an interfaith or a Jewish home, join our welcoming community. For more info on Or Atid, go here or call 508-358-9623.

Innovative and Accessible Dues Program at Or Atid

Ask about our flexible, membership program without fixed dues. Email membership for details!

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Recommended articles posted by Rabbi Polisson

Be sure to read these articles about relevant topics and contemporary issues suggested by Rabbi Polisson.

Volunteers needed for Or Atid Office

We need volunteers for our office on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Go here to volunteer.

Do a Mitzvah! Sign up to read Torah!

Take part in our Shabbat services and volunteer to read Torah this summer. To read Torah or a Haftorah go here.

Upcoming Events

Be Our Guest for the High Holidays!

If you are new to the area or need a place to go for the holidays, join our welcoming community. Complimentary tickets available! Go here for more info.


Sukkot Celebration!

Sun., Sept. 23, 11am-1pm at Or Atid
Something for the entire family! Moon bounce, petting zoo, face painting, kids crafts, live music, food and more.  All welcome. Bring your friends. No fee.


Welcome Rabbi Louis Polisson!

Rabbi Polisson has joined Congregation Or Atid as our next Rabbi. Read more here.  





Registration now open!

Pre-K to 7th grade
Synagogue membership or affiliation not required. Free tuition for new families with students grades K to 3. Children receive a hands-on learning experience and explore the richness of Jewish traditions and its relevence today. Go here for more info or call 508-358-9623. See our 2018/19 school calendar. TELEM program for teens info here.

Social Action.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Sept. 30, Oct. 28:  Help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Family Promise

Ucoming dates: Oct. 7 to Oct. 21: Or Atid, in partnership with our next door neighbors Peace Lutheran Church, host homeless families for two consecutive weeks, twice a year. There are many opportunities to volunteer.

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. 

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: Oct. 7: Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.


Adult Education

In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage brings special blessings and insights. Or Atid offers a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way. 

The Supreme Court & Jewish Life in America:
Oct. 15, 22 & 29, 7:30-9:30pm
Led by Yoni Kadden from Gann Academy. We'll explore 3 US Supreme Court cases critical to Jewish practice and American constitutional law.

Bad-ss Broads of the Bible: 10-session course, starting Oct. 16, 10am-noon
Metrowest Jewish Women's Study Group will explore audacious female characters in the Hebrew Bible.

Why Pray? Finding Meaning in Jewish Prayer:
6-session course starting Nov. 8, 7:30-8:45pm
Led by Rabbi Polisson, come and discover the meaning and power of Jewish prayer!