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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>


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

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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Visit "Rabbi Suggests" for recommended articles, music & videos posted by Rabbi Polisson. 



Or Atid Sisterhood Cookbook

The cookbook is here!
Drop by the office to pick one up. They make great gifts!



Do a Mitzvah! Sign up to read Torah!

Take part in our Shabbat services and read Torah or a Haftorah. Go here to sign up.

Upcoming Events






This week during February vacation four of our Or Atid students are in Israel on the HiBur Program.  They left on February 12th and will having an exciting 10 day adventure.  Click here to experience their trip through their blog.  In the learning section of our website under Teens/Tweens there is more information about the program.


Registration Ongoing for Religious School

The Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest is a joint religious school program of Temple Beth Sholom of Framingham and Congregation Or Atid that offers an enriching educational experience for children in grades K-8. Open to all regardless of affiliation. More info HERE.


Current Events

Click HERE for our monthly Calendar!

MW Jewish Mindfulness Community Purim Event 

Wed., Feb.26th 7:30pm  Congregation Beth El 105 Hudson Rd. Sudbury 
The theme is Purim: Masks, &  includes meditation, chanting, text study, discussion, & prayer.

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat 

Fri., Feb.28th 6:30pm
at Or Atid 
Enjoy a musical and spiritual experience led by Rabbi Louis Polisson. Community tisch to follow.

Megillah Reading &

Purim Fun!

Mon., March 9, 5:30pm  at Or Atid
Family dinner, crafts & costume parade at 5:30, Ma'ariv and Megillah reading at 7:00 with dessert buffet to follow.


Future Events


Or Atid at the Theatre:  War Paint

Sun. April 26@ 3pm  at Umbrella Arts in Concord. RSVP for tickets by February 28th  

Join Or Atid for this great production of the musical War Paint, for more info and to RSVP click here.


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Family Programs

Super Tot Sunday

Sunday, March 15th 10:00- 12pm 
Are you looking to connect with young Jewish families in Metrowest? Come to Super Tot Sunday, a monthly program at Congregation Or Atid. Join us for music, fun and snacks! For ages 0-5 and their caregivers. All welcome. 



Adult Education


Grandparenting Through a Jewish Lens

Thursdays, 7:00-8:30pm March 12,19,26 and April 2nd
This 4-session class is taught by Leann Shamash for more info click here


Bad@ss Broads in Midrash

Mondays, starts 9/23, 10am at Or Atid 
10 session class exploring little known women whose stories are embellished in the rabbinic tradition. Details here.

Mussar: A Path to Spiritual Development with Rabbi Carol Glass

Jan. 13, Feb. 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, 7-9 p.m. at Or Atid
Mussar is a Jewish spiritual practice that gives concrete instructions on how to live a meaningful and ethical life. Register here.

World Tour of Jewish Music  
Thurs. March 5th 7:30 - 9:00pm at Or Atid

Join Rabbi Polisson for a tour of Jewish music throughout the world and throughout history focusing this month on Purim. Click here for the flyer


Beginning Hebrew Reading Crash Course

Sunday Evenings:
7-8:30pm March 29, April 5,12. May 3 17, and 31st
Join Rabbi Polisson to begin learning how to read and understand Hebrew, with a focus on basic Hebrew words from the Torah and the Siddur (prayer book)  - most of which are used in Modern Hebrew as well.  In just six shorts sessions, we'll go from learning (or re-learning) the Aleph Bet to reading and singing Ha-Tikvah, the Israeli national anthem Click here for more information.


Social Action

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming date: March 1 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.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming date: March 8 Please volunteer to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

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. More info here.


Family Promise Metrowest

March 10 - 17th Or Atid & Peace Lutheran host homeless (at Peace Lutheran) set up is on March 10th.  For more information click here>

Homeless Walk for Family Promise

Sunday March 5th 

Registration is @12:30 pm and walk begins at 1:30pm  Meet a Natick High School.  For more information 








Sun, February 23 2020 28 Shevat 5780