Blessings

Torah and Haftorah Blessings

For your convenience, we've provide links to the Torah and Haftorah Blessings which you can review and become familiar with prior to the service.

Torah Blessings (pdf) 

Torah and Haftorah Blessings (mp3) 

Or Atid Siddur Companion

To help our members and guests feel engaged and involved in our Shabbat services, Congregation Or Atid is pleased to offer this special pamphlet which is a companion to our prayer book. It provides a brief explanation of the Shabbat service, meanings of the prayers and an English transliteration of the prayers recited during Shabbat. Go here to view the booklet.

Social Action

Contribute to KAVOD!

Contribute to KAVOD this holiday season and support Holocaust survivors.  KAVOD photographs holocaust survivors around the world and provides them with emergency relief. 

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Feb. 3:  Help cook and 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. Register for Feb. 26 training session here.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: Feb. 3: 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.

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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. 

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.

"Israel 101+: Exploring the History of Zionism and the Modern State of Israel
Feb. 27, March 6 & 12, 7:30-9:30pm 
Co-led by Gann Academy, learn the dynamics behind the establishment of Israel, and its current political ideologies and future outlook. RSVP to Amy by Feb. 1. Details here.

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