Welcome to Congregation Or Atid

  • Welcome

    Experience all of the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning within the warmth and intimacy of our small congreagation.

  • Our Rabbi

    Rabbi Sally Finestone lovingly teaches us about our rich Jewish heritage and inspires us with her energy, vision and compassion for those in need.

  • A lifetime of learning

    We offer an exciting array of education and enrichment programs for all our members exploring our history, traditions and relationship to God.

  • Community

    We have countless ways for you to be a 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.

Joining Or Atid has never been more affordable

Learn about Or Atid's innovative approach to making synagogue membership more accessible and affordable with our Sustaining Pledge Program. Call 508-358-9623 or email Howard Gold for more info.

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Rabbi's Weekly Reflections on the Torah Portion

To read Rabbi Finestone's most recent reflections, go here.

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters

Become a Mentor
Do a Mitzvah and transform the life of a child through friendship and support. Volunteer time only 2-4 hours, 2 times per month. Get more info here.

Mitzvah Day 2016

Volunteer activities for all ages:



Upcoming Events



Or Atid and Hebrew College join forces for breakthrough in Children's Jewish Education!

This first of its kind collaboration between Or Atid's Jewish Learning Lab and Hebrew College provides our kids with exceptional academic programming, highest quality faculty, creativity and fun. Check out this article to learn more.


Simchat Torah Celebration 

Mon., Oct. 24, 6:00pm

Join our community celebration of Simchat Torah as we end and start anew the Torah reading cycle. All welcome!

The Search for Hidden Jews
in Art & Literature

Sun., Oct. 30, 9:30am

Is Superman Jewish? Is Spock? Queen Esther? Join noted author and Or Atid member Tilia Klebenov Jacobs to explore the Jewish DNA of famous characters in pop culture. 
































Social Action

Family Promise - Hosting Homeless Families

Or Atid joins forces with Peace Lutheran to host homeless families for two weeks. We need vounteers to help our neighbors in need. Go here for details.  
Hosting dates:  Oct. 30-Nov. 13 at Peace Lutheran.  
Training session: Sun. Oct. 23, 11:00am at Peace Lutheran.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: 11/13, 12/11 at 9:30am. Help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. Coordinated through Community Cooks. To volunteer, send email here.

Patient Navigator Service

In conjunction with JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. Email Laura Blumberg with questions and to volunteer. 

Bristol Lodge

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. Upcoming dates: Sunday, Nov. 6 at 4:45pm.


Adult Education

At Or Atid, you'll find a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way.  Check back here soon to get a full list of classes for the Fall.

Judaism and Islam (Alternating Tuesday Nights starting in November 2016)

This Me'ah Select Hebrew College program is open to all and will explore the intertwined destinies of Judaism and Islam. See detailed description by clicking "More" link below.

Register now for "Parenting Your Teen Through a Jewish Lens" (starts Jan. 2017 at Or Atid). 

A Hebrew College Program. Scholarships and couples discounts available. Go here for more info.