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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>

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. 

At Or Atid, we welcome all! For information on any upcoming event or program, email For information on joining Or Atid and our Sustaining Pledge Model, visit our Membership Page.

Sign Up for Or Atid Email Updates Here!

Click here for our current COVID-19 Health Protocols.

Or Atid Connects



Shabbat Services - In Person and Online

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Friday Night, Monthly -  6:00pm

Shabbat Torah Study, Weekly - 8:45am

Shabbat Morning Service - 9:30am

Click here to Live Stream Shabbat services on Streamspot. Click here for the Zoom link or use or the Zoom Meeting ID number 901 693 798.




Click here for full month program calendar 


Quick Links


Social Action

Community Cooks

We are looking for individuals who can help prepare 40 bagged lunches, which include sandwich, snack, dessert, fruit & drink in their home, to be delivered to a Waltham community day center. Email social action if you are interested in helping! Upcoming Dates are January 18, February 15, March 15 and April 19.

Family Promise

We will be hosting from January 8th – 12th.  Please contact Cindy Fenichel or Barbara Boykin if you are able to prepare dinner, purchase groceries, or be a dinner host. Please click on the appropriate link to learn more about these opportunities: Dinner Chef, Shopper, Dinner Host, Teen Volunteer.

Community Volunteer Opportunities

Our Social Action co-chairs have compiled a comprehensive list of Tikkun Olam volunteer opportunities from delivering meals in the community to at-home projects to do with your families.

In this continued time of difficulty and uncertainty, our surrounding communities are in need of donations. Please consider giving to one of the following organizations:  

Jewish Family & Children's Services 

A Place to Turn Food Pantry

Greater Boston Food Bank

Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen 

If you have questions please contact Maggie Rubin or Barbara Boykin.


Community Programming


Native Plants and Climate Change

Tuesday, February 7, 7:30 pm
Register HERE for the Zoom link
Join us for a presentation by Trevor Smith, a landscape designer at Weston Nurseries, as he discusses the importance of using native plants and how that helps our fight against climate change.



Adult Education


Israel's New Government - what does it all mean?

Tuesdays, February 28, March 28, April 25, 7:30 pm
Cost: $75 PP, limited to 25
Register HERE for the Zoom link

Join instructors Yoni Kadden of Gann Academy and Jonathan Golden of the Shalom Hartman Institute to examine the changes and continuities of the current government and explore their impact on Israelis, Palestinians, and Jews throughout the globe. 


Family Programming

Tu BiShvat Themed Super Tot Playgroup

Friday, February 3rd, 10:30-11:30am, Onsite at Or Atid

Join Rabbi Polisson at our NEW monthly, free, drop-in playgroup for children 0-4. Meet local parents while the kids enjoy the playground, hear a story, sing with the rabbi, and engage in an age-appropriate sensory craft/activity. RSVP by Feb 2nd to take home a customized TuBiShvat seder plate.


Jewish Learning Collaborative

The Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest is a joint religious school program comprising of students from surrounding synagogues, as well as unaffiliated K through 8th grade students. This program is open to all students (regardless of synagogue membership or affiliation) who want to spend quality time with other Jewish children in the Metrowest area.

Tuition for affiliated families reflects a discounted rate. To learn more about the JLCMW contact Orna Sonnenschein.

Sat, January 28 2023 6 Shevat 5783