High Holidays Childcare (3 months - Grade 5)

We'll take great care of your kids!

Your children will love spending time in our care and you can feel confident knowing that we have highly qualified helpers working with us.  The kids will have fun playing age appropriate games, showing their creativity with a craft project and enjoying delicious Kosher snacks.  

Childcare schedule

All days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, 9am - 1pm.

Register for childcare online

For your convenience, now you can register for our highly regarded childcare services online.

Sign up to support the childcare program

We are asking congregants to volunteer to help at the children's registration table to sign children in and out and assist with crafts as necessary. Simply fill out this form and indicate the date and time that works best for you.

Cost for childcare

$25.00 per child for both days of Rosh

$15.00 per child for Yom Kippur 

Please send payment to Congregation Or Atid, PO Box 38, Wayland, MA 01778 and indicate that it is for High Holiday childcare. 


Call 508-358-9623 anytime or send us an email at [email protected].

Social Action

Family Promise

Or Atid joins next door neighbor Peace Lutheran Church to host homeless families for two consecutive weeks, twice a year. This Fall, families will be hosted at the Church from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4. There are many opportunities to volunteer. Contact Cindy Fenichel or Barbara Boykin for more info.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Dec. 2 :  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. 

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: Dec. 2: 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!