Committees and Key Contacts

We want you!

Our success as a synagogue is a congregation-wide effort with the incredible talent and energy so generously offered by our members. We have many opportunities to get involved within our Or Atid community.  Contact any one of our committee chairpeople to share your thoughts and ideas and to join in.

Adult Education 

Rabbi Louis Polisson: [email protected] and [email protected]

Annual Fund

Mark Krasnow: [email protected] 

Adult Social 

Meg Umlas: [email protected] 


Sam Schwarzwald and Josh Bregman: [email protected] 

Communications - PR, marketing, website, newsletter

Carol Goldman: [email protected] 

College Connection 

Amy Rose and Beth Winograd: [email protected]


Sandy Gold, Larry Sternberg, Larry Wolpe, Howard Wolke  

Family Table

Beth Winograd: [email protected] 


Sandy Gotlib: [email protected] 


Steve Gershman: [email protected] 


Joshua Scherz: [email protected] 


Sara Bernstein and Rachael Barabell: [email protected]


Howard Gold: [email protected] 


Arlene Fuchs, Barbra Sher and Lori Whitmore: [email protected] 

Social Action

Maggie Rubin: [email protected] 

Yad Chesed

Barbra Sher and Amy Silverstein: [email protected] 


Steve Shoyer: [email protected] 

If you have ideas you would like to share with our President, please contact Laura Blumberg at [email protected]. 

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. 

Winter Clothing Drive

Donate seasonal winter clothing for A Place to Turn in Natick now through December 21st. For details click here

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Jan. 6 :  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: Jan. 6: 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. 

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, Thursdays through Dec. 21, 7:30-8:45pm
Led by Rabbi Polisson, come and discover the meaning and power of Jewish prayer!